Murder trial postponed until February

Published 11/26 2013 12:50PM

Updated 11/26 2013 12:57PM

EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- The man charged in the murder of his 7-year old niece won't face a jury until next year. 22-year old Justin DeRyke's trial was set to begin December 2.

His lawyer asked it be pushed back to February 10, 2014. Police say he stabbed Willow Long to death in September.

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