7/10/14 – 12:45 P.M.
A Findlay man accused of killing his infant son appeared in court today. The Courier reports 25-year-old Jerrod Hartman changed his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. His attorney says the plea change concerns Hartman’s criminal responsibility, not his ability to stand trial.
Court papers filed this week say Hartman suffers from a condition that causes him to have outbursts in his sleep. He’ll undergo a court-ordered evaluation before his January 20 trial.
44-day-old James Hartman was found dead in a home at 321 Third Street in Findlay on October 28. The coroner report said the child died from blunt trauma.Read More →