For the third time since June, a preliminary hearing for the grandmother of a seven year old girl who was shot to death was continued Tuesday.

The latest continuance in the case of 50 year old Julie Roberts-Cole was requested by her attorney in Adams County Circuit Court.

Roberts-Cole faces two counts of obstruction of justice in the death of Melina Torres of Quincy on May 20th near Beverly in rural Adams County.
The hearing was rescheduled for September 20th.

Melina Torres’ mother, uncle and a family friend have also been charged in connection with the case.