A schedule conflict means a delay in the trial of a man accused of assault and child abuse. A jury trial in Marion County of Dustin Dye was to have started January 19 in Marion County. Dye is accused of injuring a seven week old girl known as Baby Nora during an incident in June of 2014. Dye is charged with assault in the 1st degree. He also faces charges of abuse of a child resulting in serious physical injury. Dye is the former boyfriend of Baby Nora’s mother. A new trial date will be established to be consistent with attorneys exclusionary dates.

Hannibal Police Department