(WIAT) — A new court date is set for the Tennessee school bus driver. Johnthony Walker made his first court appearance Tuesday morning. He is accused of killing six children in a school bus crash.
Walker’s attorney says her client waived his right to a hearing in 10 days. She says he’s an innocent man.
“We’re hopeful that the investigation can conclude quickly and we have a better understanding of what occurred last Monday,” Amanda Dunn, Walker’s attorney, said. “As he sits in jail right now, Mr. Walker is an innocent man. In the eyes of the law, he is an innocent man and he will remain so until proven otherwise.”
Walker’s attorney says he’ll plead not guilty during his next court appearance on December 15.
Walker is in jail on a $107,000 dollar bond.