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Hearing delayed for Vicksburg murder suspect

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VICKSBURG, MS (WLBT) - A preliminary hearing has been delayed for the man accused in a Vicksburg cold case murder.

51 year-old Tyler Lee smith faces a capital murder charge in the 2008 shooting death of retired assistant police chief Walter Cole. Authorities say Cole was robbed before he was killed and his body found in his car on a city street.

Smith's hearing was supposed to be Wednesday but was delayed because prosecution witnesses were unavailable due to the holiday.

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