Bond kept at $1M for man charged with hiding death of girl

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The man accused of withholding information from North Carolina law enforcement about a missing girl’s death said nothing about the case in court.

Deputies took Earl Kimrey, 32, into custody Friday night.

A judge maintained 32-year-old Earl Kimrey’s bond at $1 million as Kimrey made his first appearance Monday at a hearing in Jacksonville.

Kimrey is charged with hiding 3-year-old Mariah Woods’ body knowing she did not die of natural causes and obstruction of justice.

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Prosecutors disclosed no new details about the case, and Kimrey’s lawyer Walter Paramore said nothing in his defense.

Investigators say Kimrey is the live-in boyfriend of the girl’s mother. The girl was reported missing Nov. 27. Her body was found Saturday in a creek.

Authorities have said divulged few specifics of the case, including how the girl died. Prosecutors say more charges are possible.

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