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Published August 09, 2010, 10:49 PM

Trial Delayed for Man Accused of Beating UND Former Student Body President

Adam Baker has been in a coma since the May 2 attack.

A man charged with second-degree assault for severely injuring a former UND student body president will be in court in September.

23-year-old Alexander Tuomisto of Saint Michael, Minnesota was supposed to be in court today, but his contested hearing was continued.

Tuomisto was arrested after 31-year-old Adam Baker suffered a head wound from an assault at a Saint Michael bar.

Tuomisto has posted a $200,000 bond on the assault charge. His next court date is September 27th.

According to Adam Baker's caringbridge site, he's being moved out of a Minneapolis trauma and into a rehab hospital.

Baker has been in a coma since May 2nd when he was assaulted. He has massive brain injuries.

A fund has been set up to help pay for Baker's medical expenses.

Donations can be made to any U.S. Bank branch.

Just make sure your donation is marked "Adam Baker Fund."