FDL Man Back In Court

A FDL man facing charges in the death of a young girl has been bound over for trial. 30-year old Thomas Abitz, Jr., was in court for a preliminary hearing on charges of first degree reckless homicide and felony bail jumping resulting from the 2017 death of the 2-year old girl. Abitz was already serving a thirteen year sentence for causing injuries to the girl back in March of 2011. The girl sustained a serious brain injury and had been living with an assortment of health problems since then as a result of the injury, before dying of pneumonia.