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Vehicular homicide trial in Kingsport woman's death delayed

March 26th, 2014 7:54 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Vehicular homicide trial in Kingsport woman's death delayed

Cody L. Dingus, 23

A vehicular homicide trial scheduled to begin Wednesday will now only be a hearing on state motions to prevent the defense from presenting evidence about the defendant's lack of criminal history or the victim's alcohol use.

Cody L. Dingus, 23, 1216 Fiddler's Way, Kingsport, is charged with vehicular homicide, evading arrest and assault in the Feb. 14, 2012, crash that killed his girlfriend, 18-year-old Sheridan Nicole Edwards, also of Kingsport.

Dingus' attorney, Ricky Spivey, has a recent medical issue that will prevent him from conducting a trial, according to a motion he filed. The motion hearing is still on tap for today.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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