Hearing date delayed for sword stabbing suspect

The hearing date for an Oak Ridge man accused of stabbing another man with a sword has been postponed until Oct. 4, attorney Marty Cizek said.

Cizek said a psychiatric evaluation that was ordered on July 24 for Jeffrey John Smith, 30, is not complete. Smith had been scheduled to have an Aug. 28 hearing in General Sessions Court in Oak Ridge.

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