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.
The trial of former Macomb High School teacher and boys basketball coach Daniel Watson will not take place until the last week of May. He is charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual assault and a count of official misconduct related to an alleged relationship with a student who was 17 years old at the time. He faces another charge of official misconduct for alleged public indecency on school grounds.
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Former Hamilton School Board member August Dion Gregory, 44, has been found guilty of sexually abusing a minor. His sentencing is scheduled for Friday, May 18th at the Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage.
Gregory was arrested in December and charged with multiple felonies involving a minor: criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and criminal sexual abuse. He was scheduled to go on trial this week.