The trial of Dana Point man Adam Randy Baker, accused of fatally stabbing Mission Viejo Air Force veteran Robert Sickles at a 2011 New Year's Eve party, was pushed back by approximately a month Monday.
Orange County Superior Judge F.P. Briseno granted the delay at the request of Baker's attorney, Gary M. Pohlson. The trial is now scheduled to begin Nov. 5.
Baker is accused of stabbing two Mission Viejo men in a . Sickles, 27, was fatally wounded in the chest; Brian McTeigue, then 26, was stabbed in the back but survived.
According to Costa Mesa police, the crowd piling out from the New Year's Eve party surrounded Baker, beating and holding him down until police broke up the mob.
Baker, who is out of jail on $1 million bail, made his first court appearance since May at the Monday hearing.
He faces six felony charges, including murder, attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon. According to court documents, Baker pled not guilty to the charges at an arraignment in April 2011.