MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A new trial date has been set for the father of a 21-month-old Ohio girl whose decomposed body was found in a crib.
A judge in Medina (meh-DY'-nuh) County set Eric Warfel's trial for Jan. 19 after a psychologist concluded that he was competent to stand trial.
The trial was originally scheduled to begin Monday.
The 34-year-old Warfel previously pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges that include abuse of a corpse and child endangering.
Ember Warfel's body was discovered in July in a Medina apartment. A medical examiner hasn't said how she died. A 5-month-old daughter's death in 2013 was ruled a "sudden unexplained infant death."
Eric Warfel is being held on $1 million bond. His attorney says he'll request Warfel be moved to a mental health facility.