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Murder Trial Pushed Back
NORTHWOOD, Iowa (AP) -- The trial of a Northwood man charged with first-degree murder has been pushed back.
The Mason City Globe Gazette reports the trial of 40-year-old Tyrone Washington Jr. is scheduled to start Oct. 20 in Webster County. It was scheduled to start June 2.
The newspaper reports Washington was granted a continuance earlier this month.
Washington is accused of fatally stabbing 30-year-old Justina Smith, also of Northwood, on Aug. 5. He has pleaded not guilty.
His trial was moved from Worth County to Webster County.
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