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Carthage father to stand trial on charge of neglecting his children | Crime and Courts

Carthage father to stand trial on charge of neglecting his children | Crime and Courts

A 28-year-old father from Carthage was ordered bound over for trial Thursday on a felony charge of neglecting his two children. David L. Morris Jr. waived a preliminary hearing on the charge in Jasper County Circuit Court and was ordered to stand trial by Judge Joe Hensley. The judge set the defendant’s initial appearance in a trial division of the court on June 1. Morris and his wife, Sara Morris, 27, were charged with the offense after a Sept. 24 well-being check on Sara Morris conducted by […]

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