Trial date set for son accused of father's murder in Evansville - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Trial date set for son accused of father's murder in Evansville

Mark Hillyer's mugshot.  (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail) Mark Hillyer's mugshot. (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

An Evansville man accused of stabbing his father has a trial date.

Mark Hillyer's trial is set for November 14th, pending the results of mental evaluations.

Police say 43-year-old Mark Hillyer stabbed his father, 78-year-old Craig Hillyer, on June 6th. 

The father was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital, where he later died.

Mark was arrested and charged with aggravated battery, before his father's death.

Officials say Mark was also charged with battery by bodily waste after he allegedly spit on a correctional officer.

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