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      Hearing for Desmonte Leonard delayed

      A hearing for a man accused of killing three people and wounding several others at a party at an Auburn apartment complex has been postponed because he was not transported to the hearing.{} The hearing for Desmonte Leonard was set for Wednesday afternoon at the Lee County Criminal Justice Center in Opelika.{} However, Leonard was never transported from Montgomery to the Lee County Detention Center.{} The lapse was caused by a miscommunication with the Auburn Police Department.{} A trial date was supposed to be set for Leonard at the hearing.{} The hearing was delayed until May 16 because of the mix-up.

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