NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A western Massachusetts man accused of beating and strangling his girlfriend to death and putting her body in a cardboard box could face trial in August.
Her body was discovered in a cardboard box behind the couple's home.
Daly has been held since pleading not guilty to charges of murder and misleading authorities.
Dana was a mother of three. Two of the children were fathered by Daly.
The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports that a hearing to determine if Daly will be compelled to turn over DNA evidence is scheduled for Jan. 15.
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