Trial Postponed for Accused Killer of Linda
The trial for Donta Allen, the accused killer of
undergraduate Linda Trinh, has been postponed from Sept. 6
to Nov. 14 because the state's attorney assigned to the
case has resigned.
This is the third postponement of the trial,
originally scheduled for Jan. 17 and then for April 25.
Trinh, a 21-year-old biomedical engineering major and
former president of her sorority, was found dead on Jan.
23, 2005, in her residence in the Charles Apartments, at
that time a privately owned building. It was bought by
Johns Hopkins in February 2006.
Allen, a non-Hopkins affiliate described by Baltimore
City police as a "close friend" of one of Trinh's sorority
sisters, was arrested on March 23. The charge is
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