Hailey Owens’ parents file lawsuit against her accused murderer

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (KTVI)– The parents of Hailey Owens, a 10-year-old kidnapped and murdered in Springfield, Missouri, filed a lawsuit against her accused murderer.

Police say Craig Wood took the girl from her neighborhood February 19th.

Owens’ parents are suing for wrongful death, even though wood has yet to be convicted.

The suit claims Woods is solely responsible for the girl’s death.

The lawsuit states wood should pay for costs associated with Owens’ death and punitive damages since her body was found in his home.

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