Mom accused of starving tot to stand trial in September

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Dad to face jury in ’19

By Damon Lawrence

Trial dates have been set again for the parents accused of starving their 2-year-old son to death.

Amanda Dotson is scheduled to face a jury on Sept. 24. Matthew Dotson is scheduled to stand trial on Jan. 16, 2019.

All trial dates are tentative. Both Dotsons have had multiple trial dates in the past that were postponed.

Assistant District Attorney General Bob Edwards sounded optimistic about the new trial dates.

“It’s looking more likely we’re going to trial on those dates,” he said.

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