CLEVELAND, Ohio — The trial for a man accused of killing and raping a 14-year-old girl in 1984 has been set to begin Sept. 3.
Hernandez Warren appeared in court today for a pretrial hearing, where the date was set.
Gloria Pointer was only 14 years old when she was found beaten and raped, dumped at the bottom of a stairwell. She disappeared on her way to school on Dec. 6, 1984.
For nearly three decades, her murder remained a mystery.
Last May, a new look at old DNA evidence linked her death to Warren.
Warren is a convicted sex offender who spend 15 years in prison for rape and assault in 1985.
Warren will appear in court for his last pre-trial on April 2.
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