Sentencing for a Salt Lake man who pleaded guilty to strangling his roommate in April has been continued until further tests can be made.

Michael J. Wimble, 34, was scheduled to be sentenced Friday before 3rd District Judge David Young for the murder of Ronnie Dyer, 42. Young continued the sentencing until Jan. 20 at 8:30 a.m.Wimble was ordered to undergo a mental evaluation at Utah State Prison before Friday's sentencing, but officials said more time was needed to complete the evaluation.

Dyer's body was found April 13 in an apartment at 228 S. Third East.