Monday, Dec. 10th: *Motions Hearing (re Civil Case) (Day 1) (@ CT) – IA – Shirley Carter (68) (June 19, 2015, Lacona) – *Jason Gene Carter (45) “son” arrested (12/17/18) & charged (12/18/18) with 1st degree murder. Plead not guilty. $1M bond. A civil suit was brought against Jason by his father & siblings re mother’s death; 12/17/17 Jury unanimous decision that a preponderance of evidence existed he was liable for his mother’s death. 5/2/18: Motion of change of venue was granted. 10/17/18: Judge vacated jury’s verdict in civil suit. Hearing will be scheduled within 3 weeks, if not scheduled with 20 days one will be ordered before end of December. 11/5/18: Monday, Marion County District Court Judge Martha Mertz ordered the two-day hearing to be held Dec. 10-11. If the judge agrees the new evidence would have changed the outcome, she can vacate the judgment or order a new civil trial.