A court date has been set in the trial of a Lebanon Man accused of murder.

Officials say Kevin Kayden’s trial in Laclede County Court would begin on November 2nd.

Kayden is accused of murdering his girlfriend, 27-year-old Laquita Williams in December of 2018.

Officials say Williams’ body was found tied up with rope and her throat had been cut.

Prior to the murder, officials say the couple may have been involved in an abusive relationship.