SALINE COUNTY, MO – A trial date may be established in a statutory rape case against a Sweet Springs man Tuesday afternoon.

Court records state Kurtis Walden, 19, pleaded not guilty to accusations that he engaged in sexual contact with a 14-year-old, November, 2017. Time for the trial setting, or change of plea, is set for 1:15 p.m. in Saline County.