Trial date set for Rebecca Ruud


A trial date is set for the woman accused of murdering her daughter in Ozark County in July of last year.Springfield television station KOLR reports Rebecca Ruud was in Judge Calvin Holden's Greene County courtroom Thursday to learn her trial date.

The date is set for Sept. 9th to be held in either Taney County or Greene County.

Rudd and her husband, Robert Peat Jr., are accused of murdering Ruud's daughter, Savannah Leckie, on their farm.

According to a probable cause statement, Leckie's remains were found burned on the couple's property in August of last year.

In the probable cause statement, Ruud complained her autistic teen daughter was hard to manage.

Peat is out of jail on his own recognizance.

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