Grinstead murder trial officially on hold


(OCILLA, Ga)- The trial for Ryan Duke in the murder of Tara Grinstead is on hold, pending the outcome of state appeal.

The trial was to begin Monday, April 1st at the Irwin County Courthouse.

The Georgia Supreme Court granted the delay Thursday afternoon as a stay in the proceedings of the trial.

Arguments and briefs are set take place in mid-May, while the trial will tentatively begin in mid-Summer orearly Fall.

WSWG reached out to Duke’s defense attorney to get a statement about the delay. At the time of publication they have not answered our call.