Kentucky Man Charged With 1999 Slaying In Florida

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Associated Press Release

OWINGSVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A central Kentucky man has been arrested and charged with killing a 4-year-old Florida girl whose remains have never been found.

Kentucky State Police and federal agents took 42-year-old Keith Allen Wilson into custody Tuesday morning at his Bath County home. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports ( ) that the arrest came after the Charlotte County, Fla., Sheriff's Office asked that Wilson be picked up.

The arrest came after Wilson's former girlfriend, Melissa Harding-Jones, pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact in court in Charlotte County, Fla.

Wilson is charged with killing Pilar Rodriguez, a child who was reported missing in January 1999.

Harding-Jones worked as a baby sitter for Rodriguez. Wilson was being held in the Montgomery County Regional Jail while awaiting extradition to Florida.


Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader,

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