Ind. Girl's Baby Sitter Charged With Murder
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A trusted family friend who confessed to police that he bludgeoned to death a 9-year-old Indiana girl in his care then dismembered her just days before Christmas was formally charged Friday in the killing. (Dec. 30)

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[Location - Date:FORT WAYNE, IND - DEC][Source:WANE][VO:]MICHAEL PLUMADORE -- WHO CONFESSED TO KILLING A 9-YEAR INDIANA OLD GIRL -- IS FORMALLY CHARGED IN THE CASE.THE 39-YEAR OLD TOLD POLICE HE KILLED THE ALIAHNA MARONEY-LEMMON, THEN DISMEMBERED HER JUST DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS.HE'S CHARGED WITH MURDER, ABUSE OF A CORPSE, AND REMOVING A BODY FROM THE SCENE OF DEATH.PLUMADORE IS BEING HELD IN JAIL WITHOUT BOND.HE HAD BEEN LOOKING AFTER THE GIRL AND HER TWO YOUNGER SISTERS BECAUSE THEIR MOTHER WAS SICK.HER FAMILY CONSIDERED HIM A TRUSTED FRIEND AND NEIGHBOR.SHE WAS REPORTED MISSING ON DECEMBER 23RD -- AND MORE THAN 100 EMERGENCY WORKERS TOOK PART IN A SEARCH OF THE TRAILER PARK WHERE SHE LIVED.THREE DAYS LATER HE CONFESSED - TELLING AUTHORITIES WHERE THEY COULD FIND THE GIRLS BODY PARTS -- SOME OF WHICH HAD BEEN DISCARDED AT A NEARBY BUSINESS.AN INITIAL COURT HEARING IN THE CASE IS EXPECTED TO HAPPEN NEXT WEEK....AND THE PROSECUTOR IN THE CASE IS CONSIDERING SEEKING THE DEATH PENALTY.____ _____, ASSOCIATED PRESS.(****END****) ANCHOR VOICE: -------------------------VIDEO PRODUCER: BOB MCCALL ---------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: WANE, FILE-----------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: DONNA STARDDARD----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: COURTESY, EMBARGO----------------------------------MARKET EMBARGO (S): FORT WAYNE--------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE:a0751BC-US--Indiana-Girl's Death, 5th Ld-Writethru