It's a story NewsWest 9 brought you first, the death of five year old Odessa boy killed in California back on July 4th.
The man charged in connection with Jesse Alvarez's death now has a trial date.
25-year-old Juan Hernandez Nuñez will go on trial December 1st.
He's been charged with involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment.
According to police, Nuñez was playing on a California beach with Alvarez who is his girlfriend's son.
They say Nuñez put sand in the boy's face, which caused him to stop breathing.