A Carrollton man charged with murder will be in a Ray County courtroom Thursday afternoon to prepare for his nearing trial date. The five day jury trial will begin November 4th.
Mark Rhodes, 47, is charged with one count each of first-degree murder and armed criminal action. He is accused in the 2010 strangling death of his estranged wife Tina Rhodes.
The pre-trial conference gets underway at 1 p.m. Thursday.