Port Elizabeth court postpones toddler murder case

Maxwell Muller’s lawyer still needs to acquire certain documentation in order to be ready for the trial. 

The Port Elizabeth High Court has postponed the murder trial of Marshall Thomas and Maxwell Muller to later this month.

Port Elizabeth court postpones toddler murder case
Port Elizabeth court postpones toddler murder case

Port Elizabeth court postpones toddler murder case

Maxwell Muller’s lawyer still needs to acquire certain documentation in order to be ready for the trial. 

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