Prosecutors Plan to Use the Death Penalty Against Man Accused of Killing Baby
Pulaski Co., VA - Pulaski County prosecutors say they plan to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing a baby. In January, police found the body of Cole's 5-month-old son, Cory in a wooded area in Draper. Howard Cole, 32, is charged with capital murder and illegal disposal of a body.The baby's mother is charged with child neglect. The Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney says prosecutors will drop a child abuse charge so they can focus on the capital murder case. The baby's mother is charged with child neglect.