Trial delayed again for teen accused in clerk's murder
Sergio Morgan-Wideman, 17, is charged with shooting store clerk in robbery
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – A St. Johns County judge has again postponed the trial of Sergio Morgan-Wideman, who’s accused of gunning down a store clerk in St. Augustine in 2015.
At a hearing Monday, the defense asked for a continuance, saying it needed more time to examine materials to be presented to an expert on gunshot residue evidence.
Morgan-Wideman's attorneys said they also need more time to go over jail calls and cellphone records.
The trial was scheduled to begin Jan. 10, but it has been pushed back until March 20.
Morgan-Wideman and another teenager, Andre Robinson, are accused of robbing the Tobacco and Beverage Express in St. Augustine and shooting and killing the store clerk, 29-year-old Malav Desai.
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