An Earlville man accused of killing his wife with a corn rake has waived his right to a speedy trial according to newly filed court documents. Todd Mullis, 42, who is being charged with first degree murder, originally had a pre-trial conference scheduled for May 3, but that was canceled, court documents state. Mullis’ trial is now set to begin Aug. 19 at 9 a.m., with his pretrial conference being rescheduled for July 2 at 1:30 p.m. Mullis’ attorney attempted to have his bond lowered, but that request was denied. He is currently being held on a $5 million bond.

An Earlville man accused of killing his wife with a corn rake has waived his right to a speedy trial according to newly filed court documents.

Todd Mullis, 42, who is being charged with first degree murder, originally had a pre-trial conference scheduled for May 3, but that was canceled, court documents state.

Mullis’ trial is now set to begin Aug. 19 at 9 a.m., with his pretrial conference being rescheduled for July 2 at 1:30 p.m.

Mullis’ attorney unsuccessfully attempted to have his bond lowered, but that request was denied. He is currently being held on a $5 million bond.