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No trial date set for former UM student accused of girlfriend's murder

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - No trial date has been set for 23-year-old David Jackson Williams who is accused of the November 2005 stabbing death of his girlfriend, Ole Miss student Demetria Bracey of Jackson.

Lafayette County District Attorney Ben Creekmore could not provide a date for when Williams will be brought to trial.

Creekmore said he expects a date to be set later this year.

He says authorities still have to run testing on biological evidence. He says authorities want to make sure they have a good case when it goes to trial.

Meanwhile, Williams, who is a former Ole Miss student from Olive Branch, remains free on a $100,000 bond.

Earlier this year, some Ole Miss students formed a Friends of Demetria Bracey group. In addition to seeking to establish a memorial in Bracey's name and to commemorate her life, the group also has inquired about the delay in bringing Williams to trial.

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