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The neighbor accused in the Breeann Rodriguez murder has a new hearing

Nov 15, 2012 -- 12:49pm


The neighbor accused of killing 3-year-old Breeann Rodriguez will not go to trial next month!  44-year-old Shawn Morgan of Senath is charged with 1st-degree murder, child porn possession, child kidnapping, tampering with evidence, and armed criminal action.  The jury was set to be selected December 6th, with the trial to begin on the 10th in Kennett.  But the public defender has filed to continue the trial.  A motions hearing is set for the 10th instead.  Morgan allegedly suffocated Rodriguez with a trash bag after finding her near his pool August 6th, 2011.  He then placed her body in the bag and dumped it along with her bike in a nearby ditch.  Police recovered her remains and her bike in that floodway 10 days later.  Morgan is in Dunklin County Jail without bond.  The prosecutor has yet to file whether or not he will seek the death penalty. 

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