A man has been accused of killing his girlfriend’s daughter after sexually abusing the 3-year-old North Carolina girl before her death, court documents provided by the family show.
Onslow County Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday the remains found in a creek last week were of Mariah Woods, who was reported missing by her mother five days before the gruesome discovery, FOX8 reported.
Earl Kimrey, the live-in boyfriend of Woods’ mother, was arrested and charged with concealing the death the day before the body was found.
Kimrey allegedly sexually abused Woods and her two younger brothers, police said.
He also hit “both the [boys] with a belt” that caused a bloody nose to one of them, according to court documents provided to the Jacksonville Daily News by Mariah’s biological father, Alex Woods.
One of the boys told investigators they saw Kimrey allegedly sexually abusing Woods. Mariah’s mother knew about the alleged abuse and Kimrey’s…