The Cleveland man accused of killing 11 women and keeping their bodies in his Imperial Avenue home waived his right to a speedy trial on Thursday.

Fifty-year-old Anthony Sowell’s trial will now stand trial Feb. 14, 2011, as opposed to Sept. 7 of this year. The trial had originally been set to begin June 2.

In June, Sowell’s attorney asked Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Dick Ambrose to delay the trial so the defense could have more time to review the evidence in the case

Ambrose in the second judge on the case. Judge Shirley Strickland Saffold was removed from the trail by the Ohio Supreme Court following comments made to the Plain Dealer’s website from her account.

Sowell has pleaded not guilty to killing the women, whose remains were found last November.

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