WARREN The capital murder trial of Louis Mann was postponed Wednesday afternoon when it was learned that Trumbull County Coroner Dr. Humphrey Germaniuk was delayed in getting a flight here from Milwaukee.
The coroner was there on business but is expected to arrive back later Wednesday and testify as the state's final witness Thursday morning before final arguments are expected.
Mann, 33, of Warren faces the death penalty for the murder of his parents two years ago.
Germaniuk's testimony is expected to detail the injuries to Mann's mother and father.
Mann is accused of strangling his mother with a clothesline and shooting his father and beating him to death with a flashlight Sept. 30, 2011. Philip J. Mann Sr., 59, died from blunt cranial trauma and multiple gunshot wounds to the head. Mann's mother, Frances M. Mann, 53, died of ligature strangulation