- Associated Press - Friday, October 10, 2014

WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) - A judge has set a January trial date for a Clay County woman charged with capital murder in the death of her two-month old son.

WTVA TV reports https://bit.ly/ZhTWGq ) 24-year-old Brittania Smith was arrested in April after an investigation showed her son, Brinston Smith, died of a drug overdose.

Smith’s son died in December and an autopsy showed he died from a lethal dose of codeine.

Prosecutors are not seeking the death penalty in the case.

If convicted of capital murder, Smith would serve life in prison.

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Information from: WTVA-TV, https://www.wtva.com


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