KATV: Foster Parent Accused Of Murder In Court

Russellville-The man who police believe murdered a five year old in russellville appeared before a judge this morning to have his bond set.  38 year old Derek Benham is charged in the death of five year old Dale Young Junior.

Wednesday morning, Stacy Kelley, came face to face with the foster parent accused of killing her son in May of 2008.  Kelley is the biological mother of dale.  An autopsy showed dale died of trauma to his stomach.  At the time, his foster father told investigators the little boy was choking and he tried to save him with a modified heimlich maneuver on a counter top.  Earlier this week, police finally arrested Benham for Dale’s death.

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