CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A 33-year-old Texas man accused of killing his Dallas-area teacher girlfriend in southeastern New Mexico has pleaded not guilty.
Robert Glenn Earley of Euless faces felony charges of murder, [auth] tampering with evidence and kidnapping in the death of 30-year-old Emily Rebecca Lambert.
She was killed while in New Mexico to visit Earley, an oil field worker. Her body was found March 4 behind a ranch building.
The Carlsbad Current-Argus (http://bit.ly/1jCbRwk) reports that Earley entered his plea and waived a preliminary hearing Friday and that his trial in state District Court is scheduled to begin July 1.
He is jailed in lieu of $1 million bond.
Lambert was a teacher in Garland, Texas and was mother of two young daughters.