The preliminary hearing for the mother of a slain toddler and her boyfriend has been moved to Jan. 24.
Hamilton County Sessions Court Judge David Bales appointed Lloyd Levitt to represent Patricia Brewer, 24.
Bill Speek represents Brewer’s boyfriend, Kenneth Dewayne Coleman, 21. Both are charged in the beating death of Brewer’s 4-year-old son Tyre’ke.
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