Thursday, Dec. 20th: *First Appearance Hearing (@ ET) – LA – Levi Cole Ellerbe (6 mos) (July 17, 2018, Natchitoches; died July 18, 2018; kidnapped & burned to death) – only for *Felicia Marie-Nicole Smith (25) arrested & charged (7/21/18) & indicted (8/30/18) with 1 count of 1st degree murder & charged (7/28/28) with criminal conspiracy. Held without bond. DA will seek DP. 7/25/18 Update: Additional charges are expected for Smith. 7/28/18: DA charges Smith with criminal conspiracy. No new dates available. 10/16/18: First appearance scheduled for 10/23. 10/23/18 Update: Next hearing on 12/20. *Hanna Nicole Barker (22) “mom” arrested & charged (7/28/18) with principle to first-degree murder, meaning “actual perpetrator of the crime” & 1 count of criminal conspiracy. Plead not guilty. Held without bond. DA will seek DP. 72 hour court hearing, could be 7/27/18; moved to Monday, 7/28. 7/28/18: DA charges Barker with criminal conspiracy. 9/20/18 Update: Motions hearing set for 9/21. One motion is to set bond. 9/21/18: Judge finds probable cause to charge Barker with murder & held without bond. Hearing re revocation of Barker’s probation scheduled hearing on 10/10. 10/10/18 Update: Her probation has been revoked. Has not been indicted or arraigned on any murder charges yet. No further dates available as of 10/13. 10/16/18: Next hearing on 10/22 re probation revocation hearing. Reset to 12/3. 11/8/18 Update: Indicted by Grand Jury with 1st degree murder. No date for murder charges. Next hearing for revocation of probation on 12/3. 12/3/18 Update: Barker plead guilty to charges of possession of meth & possession of drug paraphernalia & was sentenced to five years in prison Monday after her probation on 2016 drug charges was revoked. Judge Dyess set an initial motion hearing for Feb. 25, 2019 re murder charges. Trial set for 6/17/20.