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New court date for Waller case

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JACKSON, MO (KFVS) -

There's a new court date in the murder case against Clay Waller.

Waller's arraignment will now be handled by Judge Benjamin Lewis and will take place August 13.

The change comes after prosecutors asked for a new judge.

Tuesday afternoon, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Angel Woodruff filed a motion to remove Judge William Syler from the case. No reason needs to be given for the move.

Monday, Judge Gary Kamp ruled there's probable cause to send Waller's case to circuit court.

Waller is accused of killing his estranged wife, Jacque, along with tampering with physical evidence in the case.

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