WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Stephen Bodine made an appearance Thursday morning in a Sedgwick County courtroom over a custody dispute involving Evan Brewer.
At the hearing, Bodine waived his right to a preliminary hearing. He pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated assault and criminal damage to property. His trial is set for Nov. 7.
Brewer’s body was found on Sept. 2 at the home Bodine shared with the boy’s mother, Miranda Miller. She also waived her right to a preliminary hearing on charges of aggravated interference with parental custody.
Right now, police are still investigating the boy’s death. No charges have been filed.