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First degree murder trial of Waterloo man delayed

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- The trial of a Waterloo man accused of a stabbing a Waterloo teen to death during a fight has been postponed.

Wyatt Johnson, 22, is charged with first degree murder in the death of 18-year old Kevin Garcia.

Garcia was killed during a gang fight in Exchange Park in April of 2009.  Authorities say Johnson and Garcia were part of two groups that met to fight at Exchange Park.

Two 16-year olds were also stabbed in the fight, Johnson faces attempted murder charges in connection with their attacks.

According to court documents, Johnson's trial was scheduled to start Tuesday in Black Hawk County, but has been delayed until October 19.

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