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Justin James Rector is facing trial in the 2014 kidnap, rape and murder of 8-year-old Bella Grogan-Canella.

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Remembering 8-year-old Bella: Namesake sign raised over Bella's Place near Williams

Four years ago, the world handed the family of eight year old Isabella “Bella” Grogan-Cannella a tragedy after she was murdered in September 2014.

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Trial date set in 2014 killing of 8-year-old Bullhead City girl

A judge has set a trial date for a man charged with killing a Bullhead City girl four years ago.

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After 4 years, child kidnap, rape and murder case still delayed

Judge may get more aggressive in bringing Rector to trial

Frustration over the delay in bringing accused kidnapper, rapist and murderer Justin James Rector to trial was expressed Monday by attorneys from both sides, as well as Mohave County Superior Court Judge Lee Jantzen, who said he may need to be “more aggressive” in moving the case forward.