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Senath man accused of killing 3-year-old goes to trial in November

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Shawn Morgan (Source: Dunklin County SO) Shawn Morgan (Source: Dunklin County SO)
3-year-old Breeann Rodriguez died on Aug. 6. 3-year-old Breeann Rodriguez died on Aug. 6.
SENATH, MO (KFVS) -

A Bootheel man accused of killing his 3-year-old neighbor is scheduled to stand trial in November.

Court records show Shawn Morgan's trial will begin on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.

Morgan, 43, faces various charges including first degree murder, armed criminal action, tampering with evidence, child kidnapping and child pornography charges.

Morgan, of Senath, was charged with murder in the suffocation death of 3-year-old Breeann Rodriguez who died on August 6, 2011.

Morgan had told police he put the girl's body in the same trash bag she was suffocated with, and drove to the floodway ditches of Hwy. 164.  He told police he then threw her body over the railing.

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