Court date set for couple accused of 4-year-old son's death

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Birmingham couple that is accused of murdering their four-year-old son is due in court next month.
On Tuesday, a judge appointed attorneys for Marcus and Quanisha Smith. The couple was arrested last week at a motel where they were living.

Quanisha Smith was the mother of four-year-old Evan Byrdsong. Marcus Smith was his step-father.

After three-months of testing, the coroner ruled the cause of death a homicide.