Preliminary hearing for man accused of killing Ky. girl rescheduled

Timothy Madden (left) and his son Bradley Madden. (Photo: WKRN)

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) – A preliminary hearing for the man accused of murdering 7-year-old Gabriella “Gabbi” Doolin last month has been rescheduled for later this month.

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Timothy Madden appeared in court briefly Wednesday afternoon where his attorney asked for more time to review the case.

Madden, 38, faces charged of kidnapping, rape, sodomy and murder in Doolin’s death.

The girl was reported missing around 7:40 p.m. on Nov. 14 during a little league game at Allen County Scottsville High School. She was found dead less than 30 minutes later in a small stream of water nearby the school.

According to an arrest warrant, Gabbi was raped, manually strangled, and drowned.

“Biological evidence,” or DNA, found on her body is what led police to Madden, the warrant states.

Madden remains jailed on a $1 million bond.

Family members for both Doolin and Madden attended Wednesday’s hearing.

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