ADAIR COUNTY, Mo. – A jury trial originally scheduled to begin at 8:30 in Adair County has been postponed.

The trial of Ronald Gene Nickell, 67, of Judge's_gavelBrookfield was continued last week at the request of Nickell’s attorney. Nickell is a registered sex offender who thought he arranged a meeting with a 13 year old female at a Kirksville park, only to find a detective with the Cyber Crimes Unit waiting to make an arrest.

The jury trial is now scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on June 28 and 29.

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