Judge Sets Trial Date for Bay Murder Suspect

SEPTEMBER 29, 2006 - Posted at 11:23 a.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - Capital murder suspect James Waller of Bay had his first appearance before a Circuit judge this morning.

Waller, 23, is charged with the August shooting death of his estranged girlfriend, Cassandra Adney, whose body was found in a ditch north of Bay on August 5.

Waller is being held on $1 million bond at the Craighead County Detention Center.

Circuit Judge John Fogleman set an October 30 trial date in Jonesboro.