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Trial delayed in Garden City stabbing death

Published on -10/17/2013, 11:22 AM

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GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) -- The trial for a Garden City man charged with stabbing another man to death will not begin until next year.

Thirty-four-year-old Fred Schmidt Jr. was scheduled to go on trial Monday for first-degree murder and other charges in the March 2011 death of Jeffrey Nichols.

Finney County Attorney Susan Richmeier says the trial was delayed after Schmidt's attorney, Kristi Cott, requested a continuance until the first of the year.

The Garden City Telegram says (http://bit.ly/1fF7amy ) Nichols was killed during a fight with Schmidt. Forensics reports indicated that Nichols was stabbed 45 times.

Schmidt pleaded not guilty, claiming self-defense.

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Information from: The Garden City (Kan.) Telegram, http://www.gctelegram.com

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