Judge Denies Delay in Trial of Fourth Suspect in Owen Killing

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ A 19-year-old man has lost his bid for a delay in the start of his trial in the death of Topeka homeless advocate David Owen.

Jury selection is expected to start Monday in the first-degree murder and kidnapping trial of Charles Hollingsworth, III. He's the fourth and final defendant charged in the strangulation of Owen last summer along the Kansas River.

Owen was known for approaching homeless campers and urging them to call home.

Hollingsworth's attorney told the judge that she hadn't received her client's mental health records from the state as she had been promised.