Funeral services for a 5-year-old killed Labor Day weekend near Logan, Iowa, are scheduled today in Harlan, the city where the child was born.
Dominic Elkins was killed Aug. 31 while playing with his 17-year-old foster brother, Cody Metzker-Madsen. The teen has been charged with first-degree murder in Dominic's death.
Services for Dominic are set for 1 p.m. at Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa, according to the home's website.
A memorial fund has been established to help the family with expenses related to Dominic's death. Checks may be sent to any Bank Iowa branch and should be made out to “Stacy Hansen/Dominic Elkins Memorial Fund.”
Also, Metzker-Madsen's trial has been scheduled for Nov. 5, according to courts documents filed Friday afternoon. His arraignment is scheduled for Sept. 30.
A preliminary hearing scheduled for Monday will not be held.