As of the Aug. 1 hearing, the trial is scheduled to begin with jury selection Aug. 26 at 9 a.m. in Jones County Superior Court. Judge Trent Brown will be presiding over the case.
District Attorney Fred Bright will be prosecuting Moss, aided by Assistant District Attorney Keagan Waystack. The defendant will be represented by Macon attorney Frank Hogue.
The pretrial conference appeared to be more of an update on the readiness of both sides to move forward. Hogue told the court that the state helped the defense by transporting Moss to Atlanta to meet with the defense’s expert for her mental evaluation.
He said the doctor gave him an oral report that his client suffers from a mental malady, associative identity disorder. The defense attorney said it was a primary diagnosis, and the doctor wants to see her again.
Hogue said the state went to a lot of effort to have her transported.
“We will try to figure out the rest between the lawyers. I gave the state notice. My client will cooperate with the state expert,” he said.
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