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Aug. 4 trial scheduled for mother of missing girl

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PHOENIX (AP) - A judge has scheduled an Aug. 4 trial for an Arizona woman charged with murder in the disappearance of her 5-year-old daughter.

Judge Rosa Mroz of Maricopa County Superior Court set the trial date Monday during a pretrial conference for Jerice Hunter.

Her lawyers have spent months reviewing evidence handed over by prosecutors.

Glendale police claim Jhessye Shockley was killed and her body put in a Tempe trash bin before Hunter reported her daughter missing on Oct. 11, 2011.

The 39-year-old Hunter was arrested last September. She maintains she is innocent and has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and child abuse.

A 96-day search at a Phoenix-area landfill in 2012 without finding the girl's remains.

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