SPRINGFIELD, Mo. | Six people accused of first-degree murder in the December killing of a Springfield man have been bound over for trial.
The six are accused of working together to plan the death of one of the suspects' husband, 63-year-old Stephen Rash. He was found dead in his home Dec. 6 with his throat cut.
He was married to 49-year-old Theresa Rash, who is among those charged and bound over for trial.
Also to stand trial in the death are 26-year-old Alexandrea McNeeley; Rusty Amoss, 27; William Reed, 25; Jeff Bloom, 48; and Troy Christiansen, 29. They all are scheduled to be arraigned April 13 in Greene County Circuit Court.
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Amoss was bound over Tuesday by Associate Circuit Judge Mark Powell. McNeeley and Christiansen waived their right to a preliminary hearing Friday, after which Associate Circuit Judge Mark Fitzsimmons heard testimony against the remaining three.