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Football coach charged with murdering young girl
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A middle school football coach in Springfield, Missouri is charged with murdering a 10-year-old girl.
"He was the football coach. He was just more quiet and calm. And I was just in complete shock when I saw him on there. And it's just extremely sad to know he would do something like that to a ten-year-old little girl," said former student Brandi Prine.
Prosecutors they found Hailey Owen's body inside Craig Woods' home.
They say it was wrapped in trash bags inside a plastic storage bin.
Witnesses say Wood approached Hailey about a block from her house. Prosecutors say he asked for directions.
Hailey ignored him, but he kept asking and she got close enough to the truck for him to grab her and pull her in like a rag doll.
There is no evidence Wood knew Hailey or her family.