Man charged in connection with Alaska girl's death


September 20, 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska man found with the cellphone of a missing 10-year-old girl was charged Monday in connection with her death after GPS coordinates of where the phone had traveled led authorities to the girl’s body.

Peter Wilson, 41, of

Kotzebue, Alaska, was formally charged Monday with making false statements as police tried to find Ashley Johnson-Barr, who had been missing since Sept. 6. The girl’s body was found Friday just outside the remote town located on Alaska’s northwestern coast.

Wilson, 41, will make his first appearance in U.S. District Court in Anchorag...

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