The murder trial of a rural Manvel, N.D., man that was set to start Tuesday has been postponed until April 26.
Monday’s order from state District Judge Lawrence Jahnke says the defense and prosecution both agreed to reschedule Rodney Chisholm’s trial, but the order does not give a reason for the delay.
A man from rural Manvel, N.D., was charged with murder Thursday after admitting to killing his brother during a fight over a piece of land.
Rodney Chisholm, 45, told investigators he killed his 59-year-old brother, Donald Chisholm, on or about June 24 by either hitting him in the head with a metal pipe, strangling him or a combination of the two, according to a deputy’s report filed in court.
Brother of suspect from Manvel has been missing for more than a week
Rodney Chisholm, a rural Manvel, N.D., man who was busted Friday under suspicion of possessing stolen farm equipment, bailed out of jail Saturday, then reportedly stole his brother’s car and drove to Nebraska where a state trooper arrested him on Independence Day.
A student in Grafton, N.D., with family ties to a part of the country where cases of N1H1 or “swine” flu have been reported fell sick with flu-like symptoms earlier this week, but tests showed the student was not infected with the worrisome virus.
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