BOZEMAN, Mont. — A plea agreement has been reached in the case against Patricia Batts.
Batts will appear in court Friday for a plea hearing.
She is charged with deliberate homicide of her 12-year-old grandson, James Alex Hurley, in West Yellowstone in 2020.
She also faces charges of aggravated kidnapping, criminal child endangerment and strangulation of a family member, all of which are felonies.
Batts’ jury trial is currently scheduled to start July 10.