Springfield murder suspect due in court Friday

Craig Michael Wood, 45, is due in a Greene County Friday.

The man suspected in the murder of a 10-year-old Springfield girl will make his first appearance in court Friday.

Craig Michael Wood, 45, is due in Greene County court at 8:30 a.m. He was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder, kidnapping and armed criminal action.

Police say Wood abducted Hailey Owens on Tuesday as she walked home from a friendâ??s house.

Wood worked as a teacher's aide at a Springfield middle school, and also coached football.