October trial set for parents in infant's death

WINCHESTER, KY (AP) - The trial of a central Kentucky couple charged with murder in the death of their infant son has been set for October.

The Winchester Sun reported that 24-year-old Christopher Chandler of Georgetown and 23-year-old Amanda Tolson of Winchester face charges in the death of their 16-day-old son Lucas on March 25, 2009.

Clark Circuit Judge William Clouse scheduled the trial to begin Oct. 25. Attorneys expect the trial to last about a week.

Chandler and Tolson have pleaded not guilty.

The newspaper cited city police records which show the couple called for an ambulance on March 22, saying their 16-day-old son, named Lucas, "wasn't breathing right." The boy died three days later at a Lexington hospital of a skull fracture at the back of his head.

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