Howard Cole's Capital Murder Trial Is Set

Pulaski, VA - A capital murder trial date has been set for Howard Cole who is charged with the murder of his son, Cory Cole.

The Pulaski County man will stand trial in June.

Howard Cole faces the death penalty for allegedly killing his son in January.

Five month old Cory Cole was found dead in a field in Draper.Howard Cole's trial is scheduled for two weeks beginning June 1st.

The infant's mother, Samantha Taylor, also faces a felony neglect charge related to the case.

She is accused of violating a protective order by letting Howard Cole see his son unsupervised.

Her trial will be set on September 4th.