Reardan man faces manslaughter charge
Infant dies after ventilator removed
Last updated 7/20/2023 at 1:33pm
REARDAN - A local man has pleaded not guilty in the death of a baby that may or may not be his child.
During a Tuesday, July 11, hearing, Jordan Mills-Jay, 30, of Reardan and Spokane, pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree reckless manslaughter and second-degree murder. He is being held on $150,000 bail in the Lincoln County Jail.
Visiting Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey presided over the hearing.
Mills-Jay was charged after medical officials allegedly found evidence of child abuse that caused the death of 5-month-old "Zander," court records show.
If found guilty, Mill...