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Suspect in Angie Housman case to be extradited to St. Louis this week

DNA linked 61-year-old Earl Webster Cox to the murder.

ST. LOUIS — The man accused of kidnapping, raping, torturing and killing 9-year-old Angie Housman will be extradited to St. Louis this week.

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She disappeared after getting off the school bus back in 1993.

DNA linked 61-year-old Earl Webster Cox to the murder. He's currently being held at a prison in North Carolina for other sex crimes.

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A case hearing has been scheduled for July 9.

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