Man Arrested after Missing Kentucky Teen's Remains Found

A western Kentucky man has been charged with murder, rape, and kidnapping after the remains of a teenager missing since last October were found on Saturday.

Police arrested 56-year-old Ralph Belt of Providence on Saturday after discovering the remains of 19-year-old Rosemary Baker of Dawson Springs.

The remains were discovered at an undisclosed location on Saturday.

The state medical examiner's officer used dental records to determine Baker's identity.

Police did not say when or how Baker was killed. Belt was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center following his arrest.


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