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Hearing Delay for Igor Samolyuk

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KENNEWICK, Wash. - Igor Samolyuk's defense attorney may argue he was at a diminished mental capacity the night of the stabbing death of his wife Yana.

Igor is a 19-year-old Kennewick man facing second degree murder charges in the death of his 18-year-old wife July 9th.  The next court hearing is scheduled for November 8th, at which time his defense may bring forth medical records detailing head injuries suffered by Igor in a springtime car accident.

The trial is scheduled to begin February 26.