Cold case suspect on trial for killing Sylvania girl

Robert Bowman at a July 2009 pre-trial in Lucas County court.

The suspect in a decades old cold cas is set to face a judge Monday morning.

Robert Bowman, 72, is charged in the killing of a 14-year-old Sylvania Township girl more than 40 years ago.

The trial begins Monday.

Bowman was arrested in California in October 2008. Police say he abducted Eileen Adams in 1967 before killer her and dumping her body near Monroe, Mich.

If convicted, Bowman faces life in prison.