Maurice Bellamy’s murder trial delayed



The trial for a man charged with the murder of an off-duty Secret Service Officer and a teenager, was pushed back on Friday.

Maurice Bellamy is charged with first-degree murder while armed for allegedly fatally shooting Arthur Baldwin. In a separate incident, he also stands accused of the murder of Davonte Washington.

The defense asked for the date to be moved back so they could conduct some DNA testing of their own.

The initial trial date of August 28 was vacated and rescheduled for February 26 of next year.

Bellamy is set to appear in court next on Oct. 20 for a felony status hearing.

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