Preliminary hearing for Nichole Rice delayed

Photo by: Ward County Jail
Photo by: Ward County Jail

(Minot, ND) -- A preliminary hearing for Nichole Rice is being delayed.

Rice was set to appear in court Thursday, but court documents filed this week requested the hearing be moved to a different date. The new hearing date is August 4th.

Rice is accused of murdering roommate Anita Knutson 15 years ago.

You can find out more information about Rice's arrest by clicking here, or here.