Hearing for Fairfield teen delayed in teacher death case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A hearing scheduled for Thursday in the case of one of the teenagers charged with killing a southeast Iowa teacher has been placed on hold after his attorney sought a review by the Iowa Supreme Court.

Willard Miller and Jeremy Goodale, both 16, are charged with murder in the death of Spanish teacher Nohema Graber, who was found dead Nov. 3 at a Fairfield park.

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Miller’s attorney wants a hearing on suppression of evidence she claims was obtained in violation of Miller’s constitutional rights before other hearings and has asked the high court to rule on her request.

A judge on Wednesday postponed Miller’s hearing but Goodale’s hearing is still set for Thursday.

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