DAILYKENN.com -- 65-year-old Raymond Burnett was found laying in his yard with multiple stab wounds, according to westkentuckystar.com.
Arrested for the crime was 24-year-old Christopher Dickson. Reports say Dickson still had the bloody knife in his hand.
The victim later died in the hospital.
The crime occurred October 7, 2014 in Mayfield, Kentucky.
Dickson's murder trial is set to begin in January 24, 2017.
In a pretrial conference Monday, Graves Circuit Judge Tim Stark granted a motion from
Christopher Dickson's defense attorney to continue his murder trial until late January.
Dickson is accused of killing Raymond Burnett, a 65yearold Mayfield man who died from multiple stabwounds on Oct. 7, 2014.
The Mayfield Police Department responded to a disturbance call that night on Anderson Street. Police said Sgt.Mike Gills and Lt. Daniel Crowfoot ran after a suspect, later identified as Dickson, who allegedly fled the areawith a knife in his hand.
Police apprehended Dickson and disarmed him.
Burnett died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, later that night and Dickson wascharged with murder.
Commonwealth's Attorney David Hargrove said that with the latest continuance, the trial is scheduled to begin
Jan. 24, 2017, in Graves Circuit Court. He said it is expected to last three days.
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