Eric L. Parker, 48, is charged with attempted first-degree murder in the Feb. 14, 2012, incident that left a woman severely beaten.
He appeared before Washington County Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp on Tuesday with a newly appointed attorney, Donna Bolton, who withdrew a motion Parker filed himself asking Cupp to step out of the case.
“He filed a motion pro se. I had an opportunity to speak to him and would like to strike that motion,” Bolton told the judge.
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