August 17, 2011
Shawn Morgan covers his head as he is led from a Dunklin County courtroom by Sheriff Bob Holder Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, in Kennett, Mo., after his arraignment was rescheduled to allow him time to find an attorney. Police say Morgan has confessed to suffocating Breeann Rodriguez, 3, after finding the child at his backyard swimming pool in Senath. He told police he threw her body in a floodway ditch near the Mississippi River.
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Remains believed to be a 3-year-old Missouri girl who went missing more than a week ago were found Tuesday near a series of ditches where authorities say a neighbor is suspected of dumping her body after suffocating her with a plastic bag.