Bluefield Daily Telegraph
PEARISBURG, Va. —
A jury found a Giles County man not guilty of involuntary manslaughter today in connection with the death of his child in 2011.
Aaron Edwards, 26, of Rich Creek, was found not guilty by a Giles County jury Friday afternoon, according to a spokesperson with the Giles County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. Edwards was charged with involuntary manslaughter and child abuse in the March 11, 2011 death of a child in his custody, but the child abuse charges were dropped on May 1.
Edwards’ wife, Karen Edwards, is scheduled to stand trial on charges of child abuse in August.