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Teen Dad’s Murder Trial Date Set

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wheeler-smithDES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines teenager accused of killing his four-month-old son will go on trial next month.

Drew Weehler-Smith is charged with first degree murder.

Wednesday, the trial date was set for August 4th.

Police say Weehler-Smith was watching Gabriel McFarland in April when the boy suffered abusive head trauma.

Weehler-Smith is free on bond.