A hearing was scheduled Wednesday for a Richmond resident.  Dennis Matthews, 25, is charged with abuse of a child – resulting in death.

He and his wife, Rebecca Matthews, 24, were arrested after their three-week-old daughter died at an area hospital in August.  The coroner’s report listed blunt force trauma to the chest and internal bleeding as the cause of death.

Dennis Matthews

Rebecca Matthews

Dennis Matthews will now appear April 8th at 9:00 a.m. in Carroll County on a change of venue.  Rebecca Matthews is scheduled for a criminal setting on April 3rd.