indexCLINTON, Mo.-A criminal setting in a Henry County murder case was scheduled in Clinton, Missouri.

The defendant in the case, Phillip Hayduke, 20, of West Plains, Mo. is accused of first degree murder in the slaying of Justin Emmerton, whose body was found in the Grand River in June, 2013.

After a one-year investigation, Hayduke plead not guilty to the charge.  A criminal setting, having been continued five times, is set for 9:00 a.m. July 17 th in Circuit Court.