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Trial date moved for case against Deandra Lee

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The trial date for Deandra Lee, who is charged with killing two young children and their caretaker, has been moved. According to court documents, the trial will begin October 13, 2014.

The trial date for Lee was originally set to occur April 4th 2014. It was then learned that the prosecution would be seeking the death penalty.

Lee entered a plea of not guilty August 8th in the capital murder of 9-year-old twins Jordan and Taylor DeJerinett and their 73-year-old caretaker Jack Mac Girdner.

A statewide search was launched for the victims after they disappeared from Girdner's home on Lake Ridge Road in Hope Hull. The victim's bodies were discovered dumped along Alabama Highway 21.  Authorities confirmed that all three victims had sustained gunshot wounds.

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