Capital murder case postponed for man accused of killing a 2-year-old

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Justin Blakeney's trial in Jones County has be postponed until later this year.

Blakeney and his attorney appeared before Jones County Circuit Court Judge Billy Joe Landrum on Thursday requesting a motion to continue, as they wait on additional medical records.

Blackeney is charged with capital murder in the death of 2-year-old Victoria Biner.

Biner died in August 2010 after an autopsy revealed the death was the result of blunt force trauma to the head.

Blakeney's new court date has not been set yet.

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