DEKALB COUNTY, Mo.—A confined docket hearing took place Monday afternoon for a man accused of murder.

Kenneth Lyn Wyckert had a scheduled docket hearing August 12th. Wyckert is charged with second degree murder and abandonment of a corpse in connection with the June death of Leah Dawson. The hearing took place at 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the Dekalb County Courthouse.