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Man accused of 3 year old's murder assigned lawyer

Shawn Morgan walked to his first court appearance in August. Shawn Morgan walked to his first court appearance in August.
Breeann Rodriguez Breeann Rodriguez
KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -

The man accused of killing a 3-year-old Senath girl appeared in court to Tuesday.

Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney Steve Sokolof filed child pornography charges against Morgan on Monday.

Morgan also faces multiple felony charges including murder in the suffocation death of 3-year-old Breeann Rodriguez in August.

Morgan, was assigned a public defender.  He will be back in court later in September.

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