That hearing will determine if anything Lawrence said to police in the hours after being taken into custody and leading up to the discovery of his daughter's body can be used during the trial.Thursday morning in court Ryan Lawrence's attorney argued that Lawrence should only be facing a second-degree murder charge and not the more severe charge of first-degree murder, an argument quickly dismissed by Judge Aloi, who said there's enough evidence to support the first-degree murder charge, along with the second-degree murder, kidnapping and tampering with physical evidence charges that have been levied against him.Lawrence's attorney then filed a motion requesting the case be heard in Cortland County instead of Onondaga County because the allegations against Ryan took place there.

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The case had zero leads in the case over the next 36 hours. Monday afternoon when Lawrence was taken into custody after being spotted inside a Baldwinsville thrift shop.

Police interviewed the father while scouring the village and surrounding areas for any trace of Maddox.

Crews searched throughout the night, checking closed seasonal roads, the banks of the Seneca River and a dumpster where a few citizens reported finding a blanket and baby socks.

Judge Aloi agreed and denied the motion by Lawrence's attorney.

Lawrence was charged with murder just hours after police found a body they believed to be his daughter, Maddox Lawrence, near Syracuse's Inner Harbor. 20 when Morgan Lawrence, the wife and mother, reported her husband and daughter missing from their South Side home.

Syracuse Police issued a missing persons alert for both the father and daughter the next morning.An AMBER alert for the pair was issued one hour later.Ryan Lawrence's trial, which had previously been scheduled to start in September, is now set to begin on October 31, 2016.Lawrence is accused of killing his young daughter Maddox Lawrence and dumping her body in the Syracuse Inner Harbor in February.The case captured the attention of many in Central New York, who had hoped the situation which prompted authorities to issue an AMBER Alert would have a better ending.A Huntley hearing has also been scheduled for July 6.