A state district judge has issued an order setting an April 30 trial for a teenager accused of killing an 8-year-old boy last year.

On Thursday, Judge William G. Carmichael also set a Dec. 8 hearing for any pre-trial motions that may be unresolved.  18-year-old Trevor Reese is accused of first-degree murder in the June 10, 2010, throat-slashing slaying of Jackson D. Attuso of Clinton.

The victim was part of a group including his mother, brothers and family friends — all riding bicycles — when he was attacked.

Defense attorney Lewis Unglesby entered a "not guilty by reason of insanity" plea on Reese's behalf last year.