Christopher Mitchell, 29, is charged with felony murder, aggravated child endangerment or neglect, tampering with evidence and identity theft. He is scheduled to go to trial Monday in front of Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood.
It’s one of the last criminal jury trials Blackwood is likely to handle because Judge Lynn Brown, for whom Blackwood has been hearing cases, is due back on the bench in December. Brown had hip surgery and is ready to return to work after about three months off the bench.
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