Missouri Kidnapping and Murder
(Springfield, Missouri) Middle school football coach Craig Michael Wood, 45, has been charged with the abduction and murder of 10-year-old fourth-grader Hailey Owens. Owens was taken as she walked home from a friend's house.
Wood faces counts of first-degree murder, kidnapping and armed criminal action.
Reportedly, Hailey Owens had been shot in the head.
Wood was inside a truck parked at his small, single-story home in Springfield when police arrested him Tuesday night.Disgusting!
A probable cause statement released Wednesday said that Wood was holding a roll of duct tape when officers arrived and that the girl’s body was found stuffed inside two garbage bags in a basement where the floor was still damp from bleach.