The trial for the man accused of killing three people in Guntersville, including a 7-year-old boy, has been postponed because of a delay in testing.

Jimmy O’Neal Spencer is charged with killing 7-year-old Colton Lee, his great-grandmother Marie Martin, 74, and her neighbor, Martha Reliford, 65, in July 2018.

Spencer was out of prison on parole at the time of the killings.

Reliford grew up in Parches Cove near Union Grove. She is the third member of her family to be murdered.

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