Melissa Huckaby expected back in court

October 30, 2009 8:11:34 AM PDT
The Tracy woman accused of killing 8-year-old Sandra Cantu returns to a Stockton courtroom for another hearing on Friday.

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The attorney for Melissa Huckaby is expected to ask a judge to throw out the indictment that charges his client with Cantu's kidnapping, rape and murder.

A trial date could also be set. Police have not talked about a motive in the case.

Huckaby has pleaded not guilty to the charges. She lived in the same trailer park as Cantu.

The girl's body was found in a suitcase in a canal last April, after she was reported missing.

LINK: Read the indictments against Huckaby

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