Pre-trial, jury trial still set for Rebekah Gould murder suspect

Pre-trial, jury trail still set for Rebekah Gould murder suspect

IZARD COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A bond hearing was not held Wednesday for an Oregon man accused of killing Rebekah Gould 16 years ago, according to Arkansas Court Connect.

The bond hearing for William Miller did not happen. However, Miller did appear in court with his attorney.

Officials said in the court records that the defense does reserve the right to address bond at a later date.

A March 30 pre-trial has been set in the case.

Last year, a judge in Izard County set an Aug. 25-27 trial for Miller of Cottage Grove, Oregon.

Miller arrived back in Arkansas recently to face charges in the case.

Miller faces a first-degree murder charge in connection to Gould’s death and had been fighting extradition since his Nov. 7 arrest.

According to online court documents, Miller is being held in the Izard County Detention Center without bond.

Investigators say Miller was visiting from Texas in 2004 when he killed Gould and dumped her body off Highway 9, just south of Melbourne.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and provide updates as they become available.

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