DEKALB COUNTY, Mo.—A preliminary hearing took place Tuesday for a man facing murder charges.

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A preliminary hearing takes place today for Kenneth Lyn Wyckert. He faces charges of 2nd degree murder and abandonment of a corpse in connection with the death of Leah Dawson. The hearing took place at 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the Dekalb County Courthouse.