Accused NSA leaker denied bail, trial to be pushed back

Winner was arrested in June of 2017 in Georgia and charged in connection with sharing classified material about Russian hacking in the 2016 election.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Reality Winner, a former resident of Kingsville charged with leaking classified information about Russian hacking in the 2016 election, was denied bail this week.

According to a statement from her mother, Billie Winner-Davis, the court of appeals is sticking to a district court's order that keeps 26-year old Winner behind bars until trial. That trial, which was set for March of this year, will once again be reset to a much later date.

Winner's mother also said there are several appeals pending and the defense has not seen evidence or a case against her because the government claims it is classified.

Winner was arrested in June of 2017 in Georgia and charged in connection with sharing classified material about Russian hacking in the 2016 election.

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