A trial has been moved to June 23 for a former Cullom woman charged in the 2011 death of a foster child.
30-year-old Heather Lamie is charged with two counts of murder and one count of endangering the life or health of a child in the death of 4-year-old Kianna Rudesill.
The trial was to start April 21. A Livingston County Judge granted the delay because a pediatric forensic pathologist from Minnesota has previous commitments. She is expected to testify for the defense.
Rudesill was a foster child in the Lamie home when the Cullom Fire Department was called to the home for a child having "seizure-like" symptoms. She was taken to OSF Saint James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac and later flown to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, where she died of head injuries the following day.
A Peoria County coroner's jury ruled the death a homicide. Lamie, 30, now of Kankakee County, was indicted on the murder charges in June 2013.