Trial Postponed For Man Charged With Killing 8-Year-Old Girl

By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The trial date for a man accused of kidnapping and killing a little girl in Topeka has been postponed again.

Billy Davis faces charges including capital murder, rape and aggravated kidnapping for the death of 8-year-old Ahliyah Irvin in March 2012.

Police say Davis took her from an apartment to a nearby apartment where he was staying, then raped and killed her, stuffing her body in a clothes dryer.

His trial was set for October. it's now delayed until April 7, 2014 and is expected to last four weeks.

If convicted, Davis could face the death penalty.

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