The court hearing against three people charged in the death of Ken Allen Jr., 70, was continued to July 6.

The hearing in the criminal case against Timothy D. Wonish, 32, Whitney D. Robins, 29, and Blake S. Schindler, 18, of the Union area, was set for Thursday, May 17, in front of 12th District Judge Michael S. Wright.

The date was changed Friday afternoon after The Missourian had gone to press.

The suspects are all charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter in the Nov. 3, 2016, death of Allen.

According to the court records, Allen was found lying in a pool of blood with his hands and feet bound behind him in his Washington area home.

The medical examiner’s report indicates Allen died from asphyxiation due to neck compressions.

Court records state that Robins made statements to investigators during her arrest admitting that she was present at the time of the killing and that she participated in tying up Allen’s legs.

The suspects were located at a residence shortly before midnight Nov. 4, 2016, in South St. Louis County and were in possession of items that belonged to Allen, according to investigators with the St. Louis Major Case Squad.