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Paul Merhige trial reset for 2012

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Palm Michael Merhige made an appearance in court Thursday morning at the Palm Beach County Courthouse.

Update, THU 9:30 AM: The judge decided to move the trial for murder suspect Merhige.

Orginally, Merhige's trial was to begin August 8; the judge reset the trial date to January 17.

Previously: Merhige is charged with killing four family members in Jupiter on Thanksgiving day in 2009.  Thursday morning's hearing was scheduled as a status check on the case.

In the past, defense attorneys have been trying to buy more time until the jury trial.

Right now that trial is set to start on August 8 and is expected to last about three to five weeks.

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