BRADENTON -- The trial of Alexander Marr's mother and her boyfriend for the 4-year-old's death has been delayed to November.
Dianna Marr, 32, and Trevor Cardarelle, 26, are both charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child in the death of her son, 4-year-old Alexander.
At about noon April 12, deputies were called to the duplex in the 700 block of 59th Avenue Terrace West, Bradenton, where Alexander lived with his mother and Cardarelle, after reports the boy was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the home.
An autopsy found Alexander suffered traumatic injuries to his head and torso.
Circuit Judge Diana Moreland granted a continuance Wednesday morning in the case against Marr and Cardarelle, when attorneys stipulated they could not be ready in time for the previously set August trial date. The case is now set for trial during the two-week trial period beginning Nov. 2.
Marr is currently out on a $15,000 bond. She had initially been given the opportunity to be released on supervision but opted to post a bond. Conditions of her release include she have no contact with Cardarelle or any minors.
Cardarelle is being held without bond after he was arrested April 12 on a charge of being a convicted felon in possession of ammunition, a violation of his probation for a grand theft conviction. He faces a separate charge of capital sexual battery of a child in another case.
Not in court Wednesday but also charged in the case is Dianna Marr's mother, Karla Kay Gray, 53, charged with failure to report child abuse. Investigators say she failed to report abuse Marr's children suffered.
Gray is free on a $1,500 bond.
Jessica De Leon, Herald law enforcement reporter, can be reached at 941-745-7049. You can follow her on Twitter@JDeLeon1012.