The man accused of murdering Shane Braddick, 28, in Timaru in May will not reappear in court until February.
Timaru man Johnny Grant Holman, 25, has been charged with Mr Braddick's murder, but has not yet entered a plea.
His next appearance will be on February 8 in the High Court at Christchurch but his trial is likely to be in Timaru.
Mr Braddick, 28, was found dead on York St about 3am on May 11.
- The Timaru Herald