An attorney for the suspect in the kidnapping and death of a 10-year-old Springfield girl is asking to have the trial moved out of Greene County.
Wood is accused of raping and killing fourth-grader Hailey Owens in February.
Jeanette Freeman had taken notes during the preliminary hearing for Craig Wood, who is accused of killing young Hailey Owens of Springfield in February.
Craig Michael Wood is accused of raping and killing Hailey Owens on Feb. 18 after throwing her into his pickup truck while she walked along a street in her neighborhood.
Craig Michael Wood is accused of kidnapping, raping and killing 10-year-old Hailey Owens.
Greene County prosecutors added the new charges against 46-year-old Craig Michael Wood of Springfield on Monday.
A Missouri judge says prosecutors don’t have to provide evidence before the preliminary hearing for a 46-year-old man accused of killing a 10-year-old Springfield girl.
The kidnapping and death of Hailey Owens last month has prompted Missouri lawmakers and law enforcement agencies to consider changes to the rapid alert system used to spread the word about possible child abductions.
The parents of Hailey Owens, who was kidnapped and killed last month, are suing the man accused of murdering their daughter.
A preliminary hearing date is now set for Craig Michael Wood, the middle-school football coach accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl in Springfield, Mo.