Hiawatha Robinson, Jr. says he is innocent in the death of his daughter, Hiawayi. He pleaded not guilty in court Monday morning.
Robinson is charged with Sodomy 1st Degree and Felony Murder.
In September 2014, the eight-year-old girl went missing from her home in Prichard. She was found dead two days later on an abandoned road near her home. Her father was later arrested in the case.
His murder case will be tried next year starting August 22.