A Richmond man accused of hitting his mother in the head with a sledgehammer will have his next court date. According to online court records, 22 year old Michael Scott James Dorton is charged with 1st Degree Assault – Serious Physical Injury and Armed Criminal Action stemming from an incident that reportedly happened in January 2013.

A Motion Hearing is set to take place Monday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Ray County Circuit Court.