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Trial set for man who used his child as human shield

Michael Prather was charged with child abuse after using son as human shield Michael Prather was charged with child abuse after using son as human shield
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A Lauderdale County judge set a trial date for a man accused of using his child as a shield.

Michael Prater was charged with child abuse. He waived his arraignment hearing Thursday morning. The judge set a pretrial hearing for January 2 and a trial date for January 13.

Investigators said Prater used his 5-year-old son as a human shield when agents were trying to arrest him for two felony warrants.

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