By MELINDA WILLIAMS
It will be next summer before a Pulaski man goes on trial for capital murder in the death of his five-month-old son.
A June 1, 2015 trial date was set Monday for 32-year-old Howard Samuel Cole. Cole, who is being held without bond at New River Valley Regional Jail, faces charges of capital murder and illegally disposing of a dead body in the January 2014 death of Cory Samuel Cole.
Pulaski County Commonwealth’s Attorney Mike Fleenor and defense attorney Jimmy Turk requested two weeks be set aside for Cole’s trial. Cole acknowledged to Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Marcus Long Jr. that he would be waiving his right to a speedy trial, but setting the case so far ahead.
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