WARRENSBURG, Mo. — A joint investigation has resulted in the arrest and criminal charging of two people suspected of leaving an infant’s body in a cave found on March 4. Latasha Wilson, 19, has been charged with abandonment of a corpse and Zakary Carter, 20, has been charged with tampering with physical evidence. Both charges are class D felonies.
A release from the Warrensburg Police Department indicates that evidence ascertained by both the University of Central Missouri Police Department and Warrensburg Police Department implicate Wilson and Carter.
When police discovered the body at the Pertle Springs Cave they said the corpse had been there for some time. Police indicated that Wilson was named as a suspect in this case earlier in the week and was brought in for questioning on Friday.