Howrey Murder Trial Update
(MEXICO)-- A new trial date may be set June Fourth for Pike County murder suspect Douglas Howery Senior.
Howery is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Betty Ann Howery, who was 44 when she disappeared on February 20th of 1992. The investigation resumed after authorities found what they said were Betty Ann Howery’s bones on the couple’s Annada farm four years ago. Howery was arrested in May 2009. A four-day trial was originally set to start April 16th in Audrain County, where the case was moved on a change of venue. If convicted, Howery could receive the death penalty or be sentenced to life in prison