A judge will hear evidence in July in the case of a Lawrence man accused of trying to kill his ex-wife with a baseball bat. Arthur Davis III, 60, appeared in a Douglas County courtroom Tuesday afternoon with his lawyer.
Arthur Davis III, 60, appeared in a Douglas County courtroom Tuesday afternoon with his lawyer.
Defense attorney Greg Robinson told the judge he has not received a single police report from the incident and plans on filing several motions prior to the preliminary hearing.
Davis and his 15-year-old son are facing attempted first-degree murder charges.
They are accused of breaking into the victim’s house early June 16 and trying to kill her by striking her repeatedly with a baseball bat.
The victim was able to get away.
Judge Robert Fairchild scheduled a preliminary hearing in the case for July 17.
Davis remains in the Douglas County Jail. His bond is $300,000.