Jury trial for Jory Worthen rescheduled to November 1

Arkansas News

Camden, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — Jory Worthen, man accused of the 2019 murder of Alyssa Cannon and her child Braydon Ponder, has had his next court date postponed until November.

Worthen is facing the death penalty if convicted of the double homicide.

According to court document, the jury trial was set for June 7th but the defense team asked for “additional time to perform the ethical obligations of defense counsel in a death penalty matter.”

The trial has now been set for November 1.

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