Trial date set in slaying of Rockwell City officer

ROCKWELL CITY, Iowa (AP) — A December trial has been scheduled for a 32-year-old Iowa man accused of killing a Rockwell City police officer.

Corey Trott pleaded not guilty on Monday to a charge of first-degree murder. He’s suspected of shooting 37-year-old Jamie Buenting on Sept. 13, during an hours-long standoff with police at Trott’s house.

Trott’s trial is scheduled to begin Dec. 3. He’s being held in Webster County Jail.

Buenting was married and had two children.

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