Attorney argues for another delay in Dujuan Garris trial

The trial for Dujuan Garris originally set for July, and then March, may be delayed again.

Garris’ attorney wants to have the trial delayed further, seeking more information from the government and police department.

Garris allegedly killed James Anderson in January 2015.

Garris’ attorney will meet with a witness, the mother of the Anderson’s child tomorrow to discuss what exactly happened when she fled to the scene. The defense attorney told the judge they believe this testimony is crucial for the trial, because the woman claimed to have heard threats toward Anderson a few days before shooting, but is now unsure if she wants to testify.

The judge however told the defense attorney that he should try to find another resolution to the issue because he is trying not to move trial date again. Garris’ trial is still scheduled to begin March 6. His next court date is Feb. 23.


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