JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The sex offender accused of killing Cherish Perrywinkle appeared in court Wednesday morning.
Donald Smith waived his right to a speedy trial.
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Police say Smith kidnapped the 8-year-old girl from a Walmart on Lem Turner Road in June.
Police recovered her body from behind a church the next day.
Smith will be back in court on Oct. 15.