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Jersey murder accused Damian Rzeszowski gets trial date

Scene of stabbings in Victoria Crescent
Image caption Six people, including three children, died from stab wounds at Victoria Crescent on 14 August

A man charged with stabbing six people in St Helier, Jersey in August 2011 has been told he could go on trial on the 13 August.

Damian Rzeszowski, 30 from Poland has been charged with killing his wife, two children, her best friend and her child, and his father-in-law.

They were found with stab wounds at a flat in Victoria Crescent last summer.

Mr Rzeszowski appeared in the Royal Court in Jersey via video link from the UK.

His hearing was adjourned until 16 April when he is due to reappear to enter his plea.

Izabela Rzeszowska, 30, and her children, five-year-old Kinga, and two-year-old Kacper, Marek Garstka, 56, Marta Dominika De La Haye, 34, and her five-year-old daughter Julia Frances, were found with stab wounds at a flat in Victoria Crescent on 14 August.

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