Associated Press. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Robert Summerhays granted the defense’s request to postpone it.The news agency reports that attorneys are attempting to reach a plea agreement.Seneca is accused of strangling and cutting Holden White in June 2020.
The injuries included punctures to the neck and cuts to the wrists that nearly came to the bone.Seneca, who was 19 at the time of the attack, pleaded not guilty to both state and federal charges.The two men met through Grindr and developed an online relationship, according to authorities.
Seneca led White to his Lafayette, La. home where he had intended to kill and dismember him.During the attack, White, who was only 18 at the time, was choked before his wrists and neck were cut and he was left bleeding in a bathtub.