The defendant charged in connection with the death of a Hannibal woman requested a change of judge and a change of venue, after an Associate Judge bound him over to Circuit Court on three felony counts.

The defendant charged in connection with the death of a Hannibal woman requested a change of judge and a change of venue, after an Associate Judge bound him over to Circuit Court on three felony counts.

Travis Lane, 49, of Hannibal, appeared by videoconference from the Marion County Jail. Defense attorney Milan C. Berry and Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David N. Clayton appeared in person before Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd in Marion County Circuit Court for Lane's scheduled arraignment hearing Monday, Oct. 19.

Berry presented a motion for a change of venue and a change of judge for Lane. Shepherd granted the motion.

Lane faces a felony charge of second degree murder in connection with the August death of Jennie Jo Blankenship and felony charges of burglary and possession of a controlled substance, according to previous Courier-Post reporting.

Lane remains incarcerated in the Marion County Jail. He initially faced felony charges of burglary and possession of a controlled substance, related to a separate incident. Each count carried a $50,000 cash only bond. Lane was subsequently charged with second degree murder while incarcerated, according to previous Courier-Post reports. That felony charge carried a $25,000 cash only bond, according to online court documents.