LA PLATA COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The judge overseeing the murder trial against Mark Redwine declared another mistrial on Friday. It’s the latest in a series of setbacks in the case surrounding the death of 13-year-old Dylan Redwine in 2012.
During Friday’s pre-trial conference, Judge Jeffrey Wilson said that COVID metrics in La Plata County have not changed enough to ensure a fair trial since a previous attempt at a trial came in October and November of 2020.READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Winter Weather Advisory For The Front Range
The new date for the trial is set for June 16th, with a pre-trial conference set for May 14th.READ MORE: Mauricio Anchondo-Olivas Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Former Roommate
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Redwine is charged with causing the death of his son, 13-year-old Dylan Redwine. Dylan had been missing for nearly a year after a Thanksgiving visit with Mark Redwine around Thanksgiving 2012. Remains were found in June 2013, and were tied to Dylan. Redwine was indicted on second-degree murder charges and child abuse in 2017.