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Andrea Sneiderman, widow in preschool shooting, barred from Hemy Neuman trial

Hemy Zvi Neuman AP Photo/David Goldman

(CBS/AP) DECATUR, Ga. - The widow of a man gunned down outside a suburban Atlanta preschool has been barred from the courthouse where Hemy Neuman, her husband's alleged killer, is being tried after prosecutors say she had improper contact with a witness.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Superior Court Judge Gregory Adams ordered Andrea Sneiderman to stay away from the courthouse and not to have any contact with witnesses.

Adams said that after a witness testified on Thursday that she was approached by Sneiderman. The judge said the contact was improper and granted the prosecution's request that Sneiderman be barred from the courthouse.

Sneiderman's husband, Russell Sneiderman, was shot to death in November 2010. Hemy Neuman, who is Andrea Sneiderman's former boss, claims he was insane at the time of the shooting, which happened outside a Dunwoody preschool moments after Russell Sneiderman had dropped off his son.

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