Williamson County man enters not guilty plea in toddler's death


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. - A southern Illinois man will stand trial on charges of killing his girlfriend's 23-month-old son.

Kody Johnson pleaded not guilty to a first degree murder charge.

Williamson County investigators say the toddler, Skyler West-France, sustained head injuries while Johnson was babysitting.

Johnson is in jail on $1 million bond. His next court appearance is scheduled for September 30.