Rilya Wilson

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55-Year Sentence In Fla. Missing Foster Child Case

A woman who once cared for missing foster child Rilya Wilson was sentenced Tuesday to 55 years in prison for kidnapping and child-abuse convictions, closing a case that spanned more than a decade and triggered changes in Florida’s child-welfare system.


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Judge Denies Acquittal In Rilya Wilson Case

MIAMI (AP) — A judge has denied a defense motion to acquit a South Florida woman accused of killing 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson over a decade ago. Circuit Judge Marisa Tinkler Mendez ruled Wednesday […]

CBS Tampa–01/09/2013

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Witness: Rilya Wilson’s Caretaker Said No Body, No Case

MIAMI (AP) — A jailhouse informant testified Monday that a woman accused of killing 4-year-old Florida foster child Rilya Wilson wasn’t afraid of being charged with murder because she was confident the girl’s body would […]

CBS Tampa–01/07/2013

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5 Things To Know In Florida Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. 1. ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE GURU McAFEE ARRIVES IN MIAMI Antivirus software guru John McAfee is released by Guatemalan authorities […]


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