Craig Michael Wood

                        Craig Michael Wood

GREENE COUNTY, Mo.– A series of court dates have been set for the 48-year-old Ash Grove man accused of the 2014 murder of a 10-year-old girl.

A pre-trial conference for Craig Wood is scheduled for December 7, 2016. A Jury Trial will be held next year, from October 30, 2017, to November 17, 2017.

Wood is charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action, child kidnapping, first degree rape, and first degree sodomy, after the body of Hailey Owens, 10, was found in his basement.

Police say Owens was walking home from a friend’s house when she was reportedly abducted by Wood.