Rome man accused in daughter's death back in court Tuesday

A Rome police detective took the stand Tuesday.

Posted: Jul 16, 2019 12:53 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- The Rome man accused of leaving his 6-month-old daughter unattended for more than 12 hours was back in court Tuesday for a suppression hearing.

A Rome police detective took the stand Tuesday.

The judge will now give a written decision as to the admissibility of the statements Derek Dyer made to police the day the baby was found dead.

The trial is scheduled to start October 28, with final pretrial on October 21.

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