RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The trial of a former Virginia State Police captain accused of child sex crimes has been delayed in Brunswick County.
Edward Hope Jr. is accused of sexually assaulting a girl, now 14, during a camping trip in 2003.
The trial was supposed to start today, but a defense motion was granted to have the Brunswick Commonwealth's Attorney testify.
A special prosecutor will be brought in. a trial date will be set at the end of June.