Justice Lange to stand trial in March

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. - The Stutsman County woman charged with manslaughter and child neglect in the death of her 4-month-old son will stand trial in March.

According to online records, 25-year-old Justice Lange’s scheduled five day trial will start on March 18 in Stutsman County. Lange pleaded not guilty to the two felony charges in September during a probable cause hearing.

Lange and her baby were reported missing out of Stutsman County on July 2. On July 6, Lange was found walking on a road in a rural area near Woodworth by a passing vehicle, according to authorities. She was taken to her grandparents’ home in Carrington, and then to the hospital.

Authorities began searching for the child, and with Lange's help, were able to locate the slough where she said she had been staying with the baby.

The child's body was found on July 7.