BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – A trial by jury scheduled for a Columbia man is shaping up in the Boone County Court system.
The trial for accusations of assault against David Hatton, 50, of Columbia has been re-scheduled several times. Subpoenas were issued by the court for 19 individuals Thursday, Ocober 13. A pre-trial conference is set for 2 p.m. Monday, October 17. Hatton is charged with kidnapping, assault in the first degree, two counts of armed criminal action and domestic assault in the second degree.
He was accused, August of 2015, of using zip ties and handcuffs on a woman in Columbia and placing a plastic bag over head in an attempt to suffocate her.
A trial setting is scheduled October 25, 2016.