Nathanael Sloop hearing today

Tuesday , March 18, 2014 - 4:48 PM


FARMINGTON — A hearing for a man accused of killing 4-year-old Ethan Stacy is set for today.

Nathanael Sloop, 34, is scheduled for a hearing at 2 p.m. before Judge Glen C. Dawson in 2nd District Court in Farmington.

Sloop is charged with aggravated murder, second-degree felony child abuse, second-degree felony obstruction of justice and third-degree felony abuse or desecration of a body in the death of Ethan, whose body was found near Powder Mountain on May 11, 2010.

The Davis County Attorney’s Office filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty on Thursday.

His wife, Stephanie Sloop, is also charged in the case. She has not yet had a felony arraignment hearing and has a roll call hearing Friday.

Both are being held in Davis County Jail on no bail.

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