JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The date for the murder trial of Cristian Fernandez, the city's youngest murder suspect, has been set.
Jury selection will begin on March 4, 2013 with Judge Mallory Cooper. The date was set Monday during a pretrial hearing.
Fernandez, 13, will have another pretrial date on Oct. 25 and a final pretrial date on Feb. 28, according to Duval County Clerk of Court records.
Fernandez is facing charges of murder, aggravated child abuse and sexual battery on a victim younger than 12. He is accused in the death of his 2-year-old half brother.
First Coast News