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Motion hearing for Jesse Mathews delayed

CHATTANOOGA -

(WRCB) – Issues surrounding the high profile case of Jesse Matthews will have to wait, at least for now.

A hearing was planned for Tuesday afternoon, but has been delayed. 

A judge was expected to rule on a series of motions in the Jesse Mathews Trial, including a change of venue. But the hearing has been postponed. No reason for the delay was immediately given.

Mathews is accused of shooting and killing Chattanooga Police Sergeant Tim Chapin in April of last year.

His trial is scheduled for January.

Mathews faces the death penalty if convicted.

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