- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 14, 2017

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) - A May trial has been scheduled for a 34-year-old woman accused of trying to conceal a man’s slaying in Dawson County.

Online court records say Melissa Callahan, of Lexington, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of felony accessory to murder. Her trial is set to begin May 9 in Lexington.

Authorities say in court records that Callahan was present when Jose Regalado-Mendez shot to death Jose Hernandez in October and then helped move the body and conceal the slaying. Hernandez’s remains were found Dec. 12 near a farmhouse north of Lexington.

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