YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The former Yuma marine accused of murdering his girlfriend and her two-year-old son appeared Thursday in Yuma County Superior Court.
Trevon Wilhite's trial is set for July, August and September of 2023, but the state is requesting a second settlement conference in hopes of resolving the case before then.
A settlement conference is essentially a private way for the judge, attorneys, defendant and victims to hash out a plan for punishment.
If the case ends up in trial next year, Wilhite is facing the death penalty.
His next hearing is set for August.