Lawyer for defendant wants speedy trial
HARTFORD, Conn. -- The lawyer for a man accused of fatally stabbing University of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard wants to take the case to trial this fall.
Deron Freeman told The Associated Press on Tuesday he plans to file a speedy-trial motion for John Lomax III in Rockville Superior Court and is hoping for a trial in late September or October.
"Mr. Lomax has always maintained his innocence in this case and has refused to enter any plea negotiations," Freeman said. ...
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