Michael Johnson (Courtesy : WSOC-TV)
BALTIMORE - The man accused of killing Phylicia Barnes is getting a new trial.
Michael Johnson was expected to be sentenced Wednesday in the killing of the 16-year-old North Carolina teen, but instead will get a new trial.
Judge Alfred Nance cited issues with the State's main witness as the reason.
Barnes disappeared back in 2010.. while visiting her sister in Baltimore for the holidays.