Father charged in death of boy found in Denver storage unit appears in court
DENVER -- The father charged with killing his 7-year-old son who was found dead in a Denver storage unit in December made a court appearance Thursday. Leland Pankey had his first advisement and the charges were formally read to him. A preliminary hearing was set for Sept. 11. Pankey, 39, is charged with first-degree murder, child abuse resulting in death and tempering with a deceased human in the death of 7-year-old Caden McWilliams.