Brittney Griner's Detention Extended By 6 Months, Trial Date Set
The WNBA star's trial is set to begin on Friday.
June 27, 2022 at 5:57 pm
Brittney Griner has been ordered to remain in Russian custody for at least another six months. The WNBA star learned about the latest development in her case at Monday’s closed-door preliminary hearing, the Associated Press reports. Griner, who was detained at a Russian airport in February after customs officials allegedly found a vape cartridge containing hash oil in her luggage, also learned that she will have to stand trial on Friday.