Michael McCarthy will now represent Bob Bashara, along with attorney Lillian Diallo, when the trial begins in October.
Bob Bashara’s trial was set for Oct. 6 … but who will represent him remains to be decided.
Accused wife killer Bob Bashara won’t be going on trial in March, after he convinced a judge to assign new legal counsel.
Bob Bashara made the comment at a hearing Thursday in Wayne County Circuit Court.
He said it would be helpful to prepare for trial, but prosecutors objected.
Grosse Pointe Park businessman Bob Bashara has pleaded not guilty in the death of his wife, Jane, found strangled last year.
The day after his wife Jane Bashara’s lifeless body was stuffed in her car in a Detroit alley, Bob Bashara called her to make sure she — and the other woman they were courting to join their relationship as a threesome — didn’t contact him directly.
In her father’s murder-for-hire preliminary examination in Wayne County Circuit Court, Jessica Bashara also revealed the family was well aware of some of her father’s dirty secrets.
Testimony earlier in the day focused on the grisly details of Jane’s violent death by strangulation before her body was found inside her car abandoned in a Detroit alley Jan. 24, 2012, in a case that rocked tony Grosse Pointe.
One of the metro Detroit area’s most notorious murder cases returns to the spotlight Monday when Bob Bashara appears before a judge in 36th District Court.