Trial for Alma Del Real's murder set for November 16

Alberto Cruz, the 24-year-old man accused of murdering Alma Del Real, appeared in court Monday morning.

After appearing in court in person for the first time, Judge John Marnocha set Alberto Cruz's trial date for November 16.

A plea of not guilty was entered on Cruz's behalf by the judge.

Del Real went missing the morning of April 12. Her body was found in Marshall County on May 20. 

According to court documents, Cruz admitted to strangling Alma Del Real.
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