2015 trial date set in Pulaski County murder

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A 2015 trial date has been set for a Pulaski County man accused of killing his 5-month-old son.

The Roanoke Times reports (http://bit.ly/1ufNCKd ) 32-year-old Howard Cole is charged with capital murder illegal disposal of a body.

The two-week jury trial is scheduled to begin June 1.

Cory Cole’s body was found Jan. 30 in the woods of a rural area. The child’s mother, Samantha Warden, is also facing one count of felony child neglect.

Both Cole and Warden are being held in the New River Valley Regional Jail.

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