Baby Kate's father heads to trial for alleged murder

The trial will go on for a Mason County man accused in the 2011 murder of his infant daughter.

LUDINGTON, MICH. - The trial will go on for a Mason County man accused in the 2011 murder of his infant daughter. 

Lawyers for Sean Phillips met with prosecutors Tuesday, Sept. 6, in court in Ludington. Officials say no plea deal was made.

Philips is accused of killing his then 4-month-old daughter Katherine, also known as Baby Kate. She was last seen alive in Ludington on June 29, 2011.

Kate's body has never been found.

Phillips was charged with her murder in 2013. He is currently serving a 10-year prison sentence for the child's unlawful imprisonment.

His murder trial is scheduled for Sept. 26.

(© 2016 WZZM)


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