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Jesse Matthew, Jr.

Jesse Matthew, Jr.

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) _ A judge will consider today whether to postpone a trial scheduled next month in Fairfax County for a Charlottesville man who is also charged with abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Matthew’s lawyers in Fairfax say they need more time to prepare for a trial scheduled to begin March 9. He is accused in Fairfax of attempted murder and sexual assault of a woman who was attacked in 2005 after walking home from the grocery store. The case against Matthew rests heavily on DNA evidence, and defense lawyers say they need time to review and analyze the evidence. Matthew is also charged with Graham’s abduction. She went missing in September, prompting a massive search. Her body was found a month later.