The county prosecutor said earlier this year he would seek the death penalty if Morgan is convicted in the August 2011 killing of BreeAnn Rodriguez.
Shawn Morgan said he suffocated her with a white plastic trash bag and that it “felt like it took an hour for the girl to die,” according to the probable cause statement.
43-year-old Shawn Morgan was neighbor of 3-year-old Breann Rodriguez
Police in southeast Missouri say they’re now searching for Breann Rodriguez’s body.
The FBI has joined in the search for Breeann Rodriguez of Senath.