The murder trial of a man accused of murdering an East Brunswick woman 22 years ago has been postponed due to the defendant's health, according to democratandchronicle.com.
Edward Laraby is accused of murdering Stephanie Kupchynsky in 1991, according to the Chronicle. His trial was set to begin next month but has been postponed due to the deteriorating health of Laraby, who suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease.
According to the report, Laraby is currently incarcerated in the Wende Correctional Facility near Buffalo, New York, attempted murder and sexual abuse charges.
He would have to be in Monroe County jail for a month leading up to his trial, and the jail is not equipped to care for him in his condition, according to the report.
He is charged with two counts of second degree murder and has reportedly already confessed to the murder on audiotape.
Kupchynsky was a Greece music teacher. She went missing on July 31, 1991, according to the report.