Jury trials are scheduled this fall for a former New Castle couple facing murder and neglect charges pertaining to the death of a 4-year-old boy.

Jacob Thomas Davis, 28, and Michelle Key, 34, are each charged with murder and Level 1 Felony neglect of a dependent resulting in death, according to court records. The pair were arrested in June at their Carthage home. The charges are the result of a five-month investigation following the Jan. 12, 2020 death of Jacob Davis’ son.

Davis, Jacob


Key, Michelle