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OREM MAN TO FACE TRIAL IN AUGUST ON CHARGES HE KILLED 18-MONTH-OLD

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The trial for an Orem man charged with killing his girlfriend's 18-month-old daughter will be Aug. 15 and 16.

Bail for Michael Anthony Carpenter, 32, was also reduced to $25,000 during his appearance before 4th District Judge Boyd L. Park on Friday.Carpenter is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Chelsea Everson, who died April 22 of head injuries. The victim's mother, Reisa Everson, had left the child with Carpenter while she served a 24-hour sentence in the Utah County Jail.

Carpenter has pleaded not guilty to the charge.