A Lewis County man charged in connection with the death a woman's child was in court Tuesday.
Christopher Sheppard asked Judge John Henning for a bond reduction.
Judge Henning said incoming Judge Kurt Hall would consider the request in September.
Sheppard faces a charge of child abuse resulting in death in the death of Julia Mick's child.
Sheppard said he was watching Mick's son when he fell out of a sink and hit his head.