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Murder trial set in death of toddler

Chad Carr, right, and his attorney, Charlie O'Hara, listen during his preliminary hearing on Friday in Newton. Carr was bound over for trial in the death of 19-month-old Vincent Hill. Carr was living with Vincent's mother when Vincent was found dead in their North Newton home last March. (July 9, 2010)
Chad Carr, right, and his attorney, Charlie O'Hara, listen during his preliminary hearing on Friday in Newton. Carr was bound over for trial in the death of 19-month-old Vincent Hill. Carr was living with Vincent's mother when Vincent was found dead in their North Newton home last March. (July 9, 2010) The Wichita Eagle

NEWTON — A judge this afternoon found sufficient evidence to send Chad Carr to trial on a charge that he murdered 19-month-old Vincent Hill.

It's not yet clear when the trial will be held. Carr, the boyfriend of Vincent's mother, entered a plea of not guilty. Vincent died in late March of injuries that included a beating and, likely, suffocation, County Attorney David Yoder has said.

Vincent and his mother, Katheryn Nycole Dale, had been living at a North Newton duplex with Carr.Carr, 26, has been charged with first-degree murder, one count of aggravated battery and one count of child abuse in connection with Vincent's injuries.

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