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Sigfredo Garcia's trial for killing of FSU law professor moved back six months

Sigfredo Garcia's trial for killing of FSU law professor moved back six months
Sigfredo Garcia's trial for killing of FSU law professor moved back six months
Posted at 4:43 AM, Dec 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-19 23:50:54-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The trial for a man accused of killing Florida State University Law School Professor Dan Markel has been moved back six months.

The attorney for Sigfredo Gardia says that delay is because of an extremely large amount of evidence.

They say Garcia stands by his not guilty plea and looks forward to his day in court.

Garcia's next court date is set for January 3, when his attorney and the prosecution are expected to agree on the date for the trial.

Markel was killed more than three years ago at his Betton Hills home.

Garcia, Luis Rivera and Katherine Magbanua were arrested for the murder.

Rivera was sentenced in October 2016.

Magbanua's trial is set for January 22.

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