Prosecutors Awaiting Lab Results In Stabbing Death

By: Sarah Batista
By: Sarah Batista

Investigators are still awaiting lab results in the case against the man charged in Charlottesville's first murder.

The delay forced February 24th's preliminary hearing for 29-year-old Joshua Zimmerman to be continued until March 31.

Zimmerman is accused in the stabbing death of 48-year-old Artis Wayne Keaton. It happened January 24th outside the B & R market on Avon Street. Prosecutors are awaiting Keaton's autopsy results so they can move forward with the case.

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