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DATES SET: Dan Morrissey’s Drug, Assault Trials

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Trials have been scheduled for the father of a murdered Evansdale girl.

Thirty-six-year-old Daniel Morrissey is awaiting trials for misdemeanor domestic assault and drug charges. They’re unrelated to the disappearance of his daughter, Lyric Cook, who disappeared with her cousin Elizabeth Collins in July of 2012.

The girls’ bodies were found December 5th, 2012 in a wildlife area in Bremer County.

Morrissey’s trials have been delayed several times but have now been scheduled for July 8th in Davenport.

He remains in custody at the Black Hawk County Jail.