Lima, Ohio (WIMA) - 20 year old Valdis Stapleton Junior was in court on Monday for a pre-trial appearance where he waived his right to a speedy trial.

Stapleton Junior was arrested back in June as he is being charged with murder in the homicide of Carlton Martin.

His next pre-trail appearance is scheduled for November 3rd at 8:00am- with a final pre-trial appearance set for December 1st at 8:00am- and Stapleton Junior’s Jury Trial is scheduled for December 16th.