SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A man was charged in the murder of a missing 10-year-old Springfield girl who was found dead Wednesday morning.
The news came just hours after police announced they had a suspect in custody in the abduction of Hailey Owens. The man, identified as 45-year-old Craig Michael Wood, was later charged with first-degree murder.
The Kansas Highway Patrol tweeted out Wednesday morning Owens’ body was found, though police did not confirm that during a 6:30 a.m. news conference.[ KMOV.COM STORY ]