MARION – A preliminary hearing date has been set for Julia Bevely, the woman charged in connection to the murder of 11-year-old Jade Beasley last weekend.
According to a release from the Williamson County State’s Attorney’s Office, Bevely is charged with three counts of first-degree murder, with each of those counts carrying 20-to-60 years in prison. Bevely requested, and was appointed a public defender.
Williamson Co. State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti stated in a press release last Wednesday that Bevely made the original 9-1-1 call and told police that she had witnessed a male dressed in dark clothing leaving the scene. However, the investigation into the murder led authorities to arresting Bevely.
She is scheduled to return to court for a preliminary hearing December 23rd. Her bond remains as set, at $2 million.