DALE'S MURDER TRIAL TO START JULY 21

Dale’s murder trial to start July 21

A Sigourney man accused of killing his girlfriend’s four-month-old son will go on trial in July.  Trial was set Thursday (1/30) for 21-year-old Johnny Dale, Jr.  He’s accused of first degree murder in the death last June of four-month-old Kane Burns.  The boy’s mother returned home from work last June 16 and found he had a bruise on his forehead and the boy wouldn’t wake up.  Medical professionals told police the boy had damage to his brain and spinal cord and suffered a brain bleed.  Dale will go on trial July 21 in Mahaska County.

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