BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. –
The trial for a woman accused of killing her boyfriend in 2012 has been postponed
for the second time.
Joey Paul, 28, is
accused of killing her live-in boyfriend, 28-year-old Matthew Furlani on July
1, 2012. State Police were called to the
scene of the fatal shooting by neighbors around 10:30 a.m. at the couple's
Church Street apartment in Schuylerville. When police arrived, Furlani was
found dead from a gunshot wound.
Saratoga County District Attorney James Murphy, a large caliber rifle was
secured at the scene.
investigation revealed Furlani was unarmed and Paul was uninjured. There was
also no allegation of self-defense in the incident.
Paul has been
charged with Murder 2nd-degree, Manslaughter 2nd-degree and
Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd-degree in
connection to the death. Paul has
claimed the shooting was an accident.
Her trial was originally scheduled for August 12,
but was postponed to October 28.
However, it is now postponed indefinitely while Paul is being evaluated
at the Central New York Psychiatric Center in Marcy.