Sheriff Scott Sawyer announded this afternoon that Polk County quadruple homicide suspect Brian B. Travis, age 39, appeared in the Polk County Circuit Court today, September 26, 2018. The purpose of today's hearing was to finalize the dates for Travis' upcoming Capital Murder Trial.
Polk County Circuit Court Judge Jerry Ryan has Travis' trial set to begin in March of 2019. In addition to setting the trial date, Judge Ryan also set dates for several administrative hearings for the upcoming trial.
Brian B. Travis is charged with four counts of Capital Murder in the April 2017 deaths of Bethany Wester, age 43, Steven J. Payne, age 66, Acelynn C. Wester, age 2, and Reilly J. Scarbrough, age 9.
Travis is currrently housed in the Varner Unit of the Arkansas Department of Corrections in Grady, Arkansas, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.
9-26-18 2:11 p.m. kawx.org