Brief Hearings in Houser, Mathis Cases

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Published on April 1 2014 5:58 pm
Last Updated on April 1 2014 5:58 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Brief court hearings were held Tuesday morning in the cases of Zebadiah Houser and Kristy Mathis, each charged with concealment of a homicidal death.

The 25-year-old Houser and 40-year-old Mathis are each charged with assisting Christine Burr in disposing of the body of Joseph Delaney in a rural area in Jasper County after Burr allegedly stabbed Delaney to death sometime after July 2011.

Houser's pre-trial hearing was continued.  The hearing is now scheduled for April 7.  Houser is still scheduled to stand trial on April 14.

Mathis' case has been continued.  Her trial is now slated to begin June 2.  A pre-trial hearing is scheduled for May 20.

Meanwhile, Burr's trial is also to begin June 2.  A pre-trial hearing is scheduled in her case for May 13.