Retrial for Michael Dunn Delayed

A judge has pushed back the retrial originally scheduled for May 5.

Posted: 04/24/2014 12:00 PM EDT

The retrial for Michael Dunn, who is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Jordan Davis, has been pushed back.

A judge delayed the start date originally set for May 5 after Dunn's new attorney, Waffa Hanania, requested more time to prepare for the case Tuesday. Hanania took over Dunn's case on March 10, according to WJXT.

A pretrial hearing is set for June 9, when a new trial date is expected to be set.

In February, Dunn was convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder after an argument over loud music outside of a convenience store. The first-degree murder count was declared a mistrial after a jury could not reach a decision on it. 

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