Sanity hearing set for man accused in child’s death - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sanity hearing set for man accused in child’s death

BEAUREGARD PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

A man accused of stabbing and killing his 4-year-old nephew last year will soon appear at a sanity hearing in Beauregard Parish.

John Hatfield III, 25, of DeRidder, is accused in the December crime.

According to the Beauregard Parish District Attorney's Office, Hatfield will appear at a sanity hearing in 36th Judicial District Court on June 10.

Officials said the hearing will be the first step and will determine the next steps in Hatfield's trial.

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