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Trial delayed for mom accused of starving toddler

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By Damon Lawrence

Another delay has occurred in the case of the parents accused of starving their 2-year-old son to death.

Matthew and Amanda Dotson are being tried separately on first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse charges.

Amanda Dotson’s trial that was scheduled to start on Jan. 16 was recently postponed.

“Another delay is correct, and it’s because of the DNA testing that the defense is having done,” Assistant District Attorney General Bob Edwards said.


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