Trial delayed for man charged in triple slaying in 2012

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HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- There's been another trial delay for a man charged with killing 9-year-old twins and a 73-year-old man in 2012.
Deandra Marquis Lee was scheduled to go on trial on Oct. 10 in the slayings of Taylor and Jordan Dejerinett and their caretaker, Jack Mac Girder.
But WSFA-TV reports that a judge has delayed the capital murder case.
Lee was also set for trial last April 10, but that was pushed back to allow for a mental evaluation. That screening determined the 27-year-old man was able stand trial in the triple killing.
The victims' bodies were discovered dumped on a dirt road off a highway in rural Lowndes County. All three people were shot to death.
Lee pleaded not guilty to the slayings in 2013. He is in jail awaiting trial.



 
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