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(WTVM) -

Jason Teufel, the man accused of setting fire to the Manchester Mill in January, was scheduled to appear in court today, July 11. His hearing was postponed as a result of a prosecutor shortage. 

Teufel was expected to enter his plea of guilty or not guilty today before the postponement.

According to police at the time of the incident, Teufel admitted to setting fire to a scrap of wood in order to keep warm while sleeping inside the abandoned mill.

Teufel's trial is expected to begin by September.

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