GREENE COUNTY, Mo. — A trial date has been set for August of 2019 for a Republic teenager charged in the murder of 80-year-old Mary Shisler in 2016.

Trystan Westrip was 16 years old when he was accused of stabbing Shisler to death at her home in the 8300 block of North Farm Road.

Westrip is charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action, tampering with a motor vehicle and attempted arson.

His next court appearance is a motions hearing set for Jan. 17, 2019.

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