Merriweather To Have Trial Setting At The End Of The Month

By Scott Sarvay

Merriweather To Have Trial Setting At The End Of The Month

June 18, 2010 Updated Apr 7, 2010 at 8:51 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - A trial date is set for a Fort Wayne man charged in the attempted murder and molesting of a five-year-old girl.

38-year-old Dorris Merriweather III will have a trial setting on April 27th.

He is charged with attempted murder, three counts of molesting, burglary and criminal confinement.

Police say on April 3rd of 2003, Merriweather went into a Fort Wayne home, took a five-year-old girl, sexually assaulted and strangled her, and left her for dead in the woods.

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