- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

HORN LAKE, Miss. (AP) - A Horn Lake father and his wife have been scheduled for trial in December in the death of the man’s 11-year-old son earlier this year.

The Commercial Appeal reports (https://bit.ly/1pcKvir ) the trial is scheduled for Dec. 1 in DeSoto County Circuit Court. The deadline for a plea is Nov. 10.

Jack Thomas Raines, 37, and Amanda Leigh Raines, 33, were charged with capital murder in the death of Justin Tyler Raines, who weighed 56 pounds when he was found dead by police in the bathroom of the family’s rental home on Feb. 6.

The couple was indicted by a DeSoto County grand jury in June. They both have court-appointed attorneys.

Both remain in the DeSoto County Jail with no bond.


Information from: The Commercial Appeal, https://www.commercialappeal.com



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