Edward Davis

A former Creighton man charged in the death of his 4-month-old baby pleaded not guilty in Knox County District Court on Tuesday.

Edward Stephan Davis, 29, has been charged with child abuse resulting in death, a class 1B felony, and manslaughter, a class 2A felony in connection with the 2021 death of his infant, Ender Davis. 

In a separate case, Journey Thoms, 21, of Bloomfield, who allegedly started a Teddy bear and bed on fire, also pleaded not guilty. He is facing a first-degree arson charge, a class 2 felony, in connection with a December fire. 

Davis will appear for a preliminary hearing March 29, and Thoms will be back in court Feb. 22. 

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