Trial set in alleged baby smothering case

Trial set in alleged baby smothering case

Kenneth Herbst of LaSalle has a December trial date for his murder case.

The 23-year-old Herbst was in court on Friday to set the date.

He’s accused of smothering his 8-week-old son last March.

Herbst’s lawyer says the trial had to be set to accommodate an expert witness.

It’s scheduled to start on December 9th.