BALTIMORE (AP)– The trial of a man charged in an attack on a Prince George’s County police station that led to an officer’s death has been pushed back until October.
Until Wednesday’s postponement, 24-year-old Michael Ford’s trial had been scheduled to start next week.
Ford faces dozens of charges, including a second-degree murder charge and gun charges. Ford’s defense attorney says Ford was trying to have officers kill him during the attack, which occurred in March 2016.
Plainclothes officer Jacai Colson died after another officer mistook him for a civilian during the attack and shot him. A grand jury decided not to indict the officer who shot Colson.
In October, Ford’s brothers Malik and Elijah pleaded guilty to charges related to the attack. They are scheduled to be sentenced on May 4.
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