BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A man accused in the disappearance of a Pueblo teen is scheduled to be in court in Brighton on Friday for a hearing to determine whether he’ll stand trial.

Twenty-three-year-old Christopher Waide is charged with first-degree murder and sexual assault in the disappearance of 19-year-old Lea Chali Porter.

Lea Chali Porter (credit: CBS)

Lea Chali Porter (credit: CBS)

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Porter was last seen while visiting Westminster, where Waide lives, in June. Her body hasn’t been found, but police have said Waide is cooperating in the search.

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Investigators have said Waide and Porter attended the same high school in Fremont County and had reconnected on Facebook before she went missing.

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