OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — The trial of a Celebration man accused of killing his wife, three children, and the family dog in 2019 has been pushed back again.
In a hearing on Wednesday, several reasons were given for the delay including the fact that Anthony Todt’s lead defense attorney died last month. Attorneys also want to have enough time to find jurors for the case.
The trial is now set to begin April 4.
Todt was not in court on Wednesday. A jail official said Todt is on “respiratory isolation for medical” and could not come out of his cell.
Todt is charged with four counts of first-degree murder for the 2019 deaths of his wife, Megan, and their three children, Alek, 13, Tyler, 11, and Zoe, 4. Investigators said Todt also admitted to killing the family dog, Breezy.
Prosecutors have said they intend to seek the death penalty in the case.
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