14-year-old accused of killing 6-year-old appears in court
ABC57 has chosen not to identify the suspect who is being charged as a juvenile.
During the hearing, the court set new dates for the suspect's status hearing, competency hearing and trial.
The defense said they are still waiting on the reports from two doctors who are conducting assessments.
The juvenile's competency hearing is scheduled for July 16. The trial is scheduled for August 11 and 12.
He will be in court for a status hearing on June 14.
A 14-year-old boy is facing a delinquency petition on charges that would be murder and child molestation if presented in adult court.
Court documents say the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit was alerted to the discovery of a Ross' body in New Carlisle around 8 p.m. on March 12 just a few hours after she was reported missing.