70
      Saturday
      74 / 60
      Sunday
      75 / 62
      Monday
      81 / 66

      Stapleton's trial date pushed back until September

      The trial date for Kelli Stapleton, the Benzie County mother who is accused of trying to kill herself and her 14-year-old daughter in 2013, has been pushed back to September 3.

      The trial date for Kelli Stapleton, the Benzie County mother who is accused of trying to kill herself and her 14-year-old daughter in 2013, has been pushed back to September 3.

      Stapleton's trial was originally set to begin on Wednesday July 16, but it was delayed because the judge isn't available and the defense needs more time to prepare.

      Stapleton is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly closing herself and her daughter in the family van with two lit charcoal grills inside last September.

      A motion hearing has been scheduled for July 30.

      7&4 will continue to cover this case in court.