Ross Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charges

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

The man charged with murdering a Topeka teen and dumping her body in Manhattan, waived his right to a speedy trial.

24-year-old Deon Ross was in Pottawatomie County Court.

He's accused of killing Alheli Alcantara last October, her body was found behind a Manhattan Hotel.

She and ross were co-workers at a Topeka restaurant.

Ross pleaded not guilty today to three charges in Alcantara's death.

The two week jury trial is set for August 10th.

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