Murder case against Poplar Bluff man moved to Wayne Co.

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - The Poplar Bluff, Missouri man accused in a 2015 murder sees his case moved to Wayne County.

A judge approved a motion filed by Rickey Hurt's attorney asking for a change of venue.

Hurt is accused of killing Edward Goodwin, who went missing in June 2015. Authorities recovered his remains from a Butler County lake.

Hurt will be back in court in April.

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