MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Robert Letroy Howard has pleaded not guilty to murdering Naomi Jones.
Howard was scheduled to appear in court Friday morning but instead, his attorney filed a written plea of not guilty and a waiver of appearance.
His next court appearance has not been set.
Howard was arrested June 8 by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and charged with the murder of Naomi Jones. Jones’ body was found in Eight Mile Creek in Pensacola days after a large search was conducted throughout Pensacola to find her.
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