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Aramis Jackson trial slated to begin summer 2015

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The man accused of murdering a woman and injuring her child during a home invasion will wait another year before facing trial. 

Aramis Jackson, 24, of Baton Rouge, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Alexandra Engler, 42, and attempted murder of her daughter, Ariana, who was 9 years old at the time. 

The little girl was also shot and suffered serious wounds in the attack.

Engler was shot to death inside her Beauregard Town home in September 2010. 

According to the district attorney's office, DNA evidence links Jackson to the scene of the crime. Prosecutors said they plan to push for the death penalty.

Jackson's lawyer will return to court on Oct. 31, 2014 for another status hearing. 

The trial date is slated to begin sometime between the beginning of July and the beginning of August 2015.

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