The murder trial of Keokuk resident Adam Pitman has concluded its second day.
Judge Cynthia Danielson is presiding over the case at the South Lee County Courthouse in Keokuk.
Pitman is accused of killing his mother, Rosa Pitman, in her home in the early morning hours of August 30, 2011. He allegedly confessed to the crime after being pulled over for a traffic violation several hours later.
1st Degree murder carries a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
District Court Judge Cynthia Danielson has scheduled Adam Pitman’s murder trial for Tuesday, July 10 at the south Lee County Courthouse in Keokuk.
The trial, which is expected to last about two weeks, was originally scheduled for later this month.
Pitman is accused of killing his mother, Rosa Pitman, 46, of Keokuk on August 30, 2011. Officers found her body in her home after Adam Pitman allegedly confessed to the crime during a traffic stop in Fort Madison.