Murder Trial For Arlington Man Begins Today

1/8/18 – 4:55 A.M.

The trial of an Arlington man accused of killing a 2-year-old boy starts today. 29-year-old Brent Houdeshell faces a murder charge, along with counts of endangering a child and tampering with evidence. Investigators accuse Houdeshell of killing his former fiance’s son, 2-year-old Breyden Ferrell on March 31 of 2016.

Police say the boy suffered a broken skull and leg. He also had bruising on his face, arms, legs, and feet.

Houdeshell was in jail just before the alleged murder but was released for a medical furlough.