RAY COUNTY, Mo. – A Richmond defendant has a hearing in Ray County court Monday, August 24, 2015.

Michael Dorton

Michael Dorton

According to court documents, MichaelDorton, 24, is scheduled to appear for a 9:00 a.m. pre trial conference in Division One. Dorton was charged in January of 2013 with first degree assault and armed criminal action after he was accused of attacking his mother with a sledge hammer.

Dorton fled the scene and was later extradited to Ray County from Merriam Kansas.