WüRZBURG, Germany — The court-martial of a 1st Infantry Division soldier accused of raping another soldier has been postponed until September, the division’s Staff Judge Advocate said Thursday.

Pfc. Timothy J. Malone, 21, of the Kitzingen-based 701st Main Support Battalion was scheduled to be tried Wednesday and Thursday in connection with the Nov. 30 incident.

But the military judge granted a defense request to postpone the trial because the results of DNA tests just became available Tuesday, said Capt. Sean Condron, the SJA’s acting chief of criminal law.

The defense had requested the delay to study the results and possibly order additional tests.

The delay is so long, Condron said, because the alleged victim — who has since left the Army and lives in Oregon — is seven months pregnant and soon will be unable to travel by air. He said she has not been asked whether the pregnancy is connected to the alleged rape.

Malone is accused of forcing himself on the woman while visiting at her home in Kleinlangheim, Germany, about three miles from his base in Kitzingen.

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