Topeka The third trial of former Westar Energy executives Douglas Lake and David Wittig, which was scheduled to begin Sept. 20, has been postponed.
Wittig was chief executive officer of Westar and Lake was his top strategy officer. They are charged with conspiracy to loot the utility and hide their actions.
No new date for the trial was set during a brief hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court. The site of the trial has not yet been determined.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson set a motions hearing for the week of Sept. 20 or Sept. 27.