CRAWFORD COUNTY - On Friday, Oct. 23, attorneys opposing each other in the trial of Chase Harville for murder of a Crawford County child agreed that they both needed more time for discovery. The status hearing took place in front of Grant County Circuit Court Judge Robert VanDe Hey.
Harville, Prairie du Chien, is charged with First Degree Reckless Homicide, with a repeater modifier, in the July 10 death of a three-year-old child that was under his care in Eastman Township. In addition, Harville is facing charges for Firearm-Convicted of a Felony (Class G Felony), and misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; as well as misdemeanor Battery, with a modifier of Domestic Abuse.
Attorney Jeremiah Meyer-O’Day, representing Chase Harville, stated that his team is still working on obtaining forensics evidence and other discovery materials.
Crawford County District Attorney Lukas Steiner informed the judge that his team is still completing the collection of discovery materials as well.Due to this, another status hearing was scheduled for Harville, who appeared by phone from the Dodge Correctional Institution, for Friday, January 15, 2021, at 1 p.m.