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Teen pleads not guilty in killing of girl

10:29 AM, Dec 10, 2010   |    comments
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PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) - One of three teenagers accused in last summer's shooting death of a girl in southern Illinois has pleaded not guilty and wants his trial heard somewhere else.

The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports that an attorney for 15-year-old Robbie Mueller entered the pleas Thursday to an amended complaint Perry County prosecutors filed last month.

Authorities allege that Mueller, 18-year-old Carl Dane and 17-year-old James Glazier entered Sidnee Stephens' home with a gun. Authorities contend the teens shot and strangled her before strapping a concrete block to her body and placing it under a bridge where a fisherman found it nearly a week later.

Mueller's attorney has filed a motion for a change of venue.

Dane and Glazier have also pleaded not guilty.

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Information from: Southern Illinoisan, http://www.southernillinoisan.com

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