JASPER COUNTY, MO---
45-year old Juan Mendoza waived his preliminary hearing and was bound over for trial.
No trial date has been set.
Mendoza has plead not guilty to 2nd degree murder for the April 25th death of 43-year old Mario Gonzalez.
Gonzalez body was found floating in Spring River with three strikes to neck and no defensive wounds.
Authorities say he often stayed at a homeless camp near where his body was found.