Murder Trial for Darrell Dennis Postponed

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The murder trial of Darrell Dennis has been delayed.

Dennis is charged with capital murder, kidnapping and aggravated robbery in the May 10th, 2013 death of 18-year-old Forrest Abrams. This happened just two days after Dennis was released from jail.

A date for the trial is now set for September 22nd.

Judge Chris Piazza has ordered a mental evaluation of Dennis which is expected to be completed by July.

Piazza will also consider Darrell Dennis' request to represent himself.

Piazza will rule on that issue after the mental evaluation.

Original report (May 22, 2013):

LITTLE ROCK, AR- A man has been arrested for the May 10th robbery and killing of a teenager.

Darrell Dennis, 47, has been charged with Capital Murder, two counts of Aggravated Robbery and two counts of Kidnapping.

Forrest Abrams was found shot to death in the street at 11th and Woodrow on the morning of May 10th.
According to detectives, Abrams and another man were approached by three other men at a convenience store on 12th and Woodrow.

According to the Little Rock Police Department, the three men jumped in the small red SUV with the two victims and drove to 4th and Woodrow where one of the victims got out and went inside a house.

The three suspects then drove off with Abrams still in the car.  

Abrams was found lying dead in the roadway by police on 11th Street between Woodrow and Booker.

The investigation is continuing.

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