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Court hearing for Terry Sturgis postponed

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A court hearing for a South Bend man accused of beating his son to death was postponed Tuesday.

Thirty-five-year-old Terry Sturgis is charged with murder and battery. Police say he beat and tortured his 10-year-old son Tramelle until he died last month.

Sturgis is also accused of abusing his other kids. His lawyer plans to use an insanity defense.

Sturgis is expected to be back in court January 11th.

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