The Ray County Circuit Court has a trial setting scheduled for today. Michael Dorton is on the docket for a 10:30 a.m. hearing, to set a trial date for his charges of Assault in the first degree and Armed Criminal Action. Dorton was charged in January of 2013, after he attacked his mother with a sledge hammer in their home in Richmond. She was hospitalized and he fled to Kansas, where he was later extradited back to Ray County.

 

Michael Dorton

Michael Dorton