Two area residents will return to courtrooms on Monday. Michael Morris, 52, of Odessa, is charged with second-degree murder in the 2012 death of his mother. He is expected to appear at 9 a.m. for a plea/trial setting. Morris remains free on a $100,000 bond.
In Saline County, a Nelson man is scheduled to appear for a motions and plea/trial setting on Monday. Cody Williams, 20, is accused of having sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl. He is charged with first-degree statutory rape. Williams is also expected to return to court at 9 a.m.