(Albia)— The retrial date for 22 year old Seth Techel of Ottumwa charged with First degree Murder and non-consensual termination of a human pregnancy remains uncertain.
During a hearing in Appanoose County District court Thursday two possible dates were discussed, October 21st and October 28th, with the possibility the trial could be delayed until early in January.
The retrial is on hold due to a health issues with one of Techel’s attorneys Steve Gardner of Ottumwa.
At the conclusion of the hearing Thursday, the court tentatively set October 28th as the starting date in Henry County District court in Mt. Pleasant.