Skyy Mims Has To Wait To Ask For New Trial

A convicted killer won’t find out if she’ll get a new trial until December.
A motion for a new trial for Skyy Mims has been continued until December 8th.
A Whitfield County jury convicted Mims back in May for the murder of a convenience store clerk.
That fatal stabbing took place in 2014 at the Kanku Express on Airport road.

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