Trial of blogger charged in Cochran photo case delayed

The trial of a Pearl political blogger who made national news for photographing U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s bedridden wife in her nursing home room last year has been delayed at his request.

Clayton Kelly’s trial in Madison County Circuit Court had been scheduled to begin Monday.

Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest said Tuesday night that the trial has been rescheduled for June 8, Guest said the trial was continued at Kelly’s request.

Clarion Ledger