Court date set for man accused of murdering and dismembering Rockford boy

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(WREX)- A May trial date has been set in the murder of a 2-year-old Rockford boy whose body parts were found in a Chicago lagoon.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Kamel Harris will go on trial on May 15th for the 2015 murder and dismemberment of Kyrian Knox.

Harris and prosecutors aimed to end the case with a plea deal weeks ago, but that seems to have fallen through.

Prosecutors say Harris snapped when Kyrian, who was lactose intolerant, cried for hours after drinking milk.

 

James Stratton

James Stratton

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