Hearing Set for Joseph Elledge

A hearing is now set for a Columbia man accused of child abuse and is considered the prime suspect in the disappearance of his wife.

Joseph Elledge is scheduled for a hearing on February 3rd at the Boone County Circuit Court on charges of child abuse or neglect and endangering the welfare of his child.

An official trial date has been scheduled for February 25th. Elledge’s wife Menqi Ji Elledge was reported missing on October 8th, 2019.