Bailey Boswell will stand trial in October on a first-degree murder charge in the slaying of Lincoln clerk Sydney Loofe, according to court documents.
Saline County District Judge Vicki Johnson has scheduled the trial against the 25-year-old to begin Oct. 15.
Boswell and Aubrey Trail have both pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and improper disposal of human remains in the death of Loofe, a 24-year-old whom authorities say went on a date with Boswell in Wilber on Nov. 15, 2017, and then disappeared.
Her remains were found in rural Clay County almost three weeks later.
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State prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Boswell and Trail.
Trail also faces a conspiracy to commit murder charge.
There are no indications that Boswell will testify against Trail, who is slated for trial in mid-June.