The remains have yet to be confirmed as those of the girl, who vanished Monday afternoon from a Golden City park, KLOR-TV in Springfield reported Wednesday.
Bobby Bourne, 34, was charged Tuesday with kidnapping. Police said Bourne knew the family and had worked with the girl's father, James, on a construction project.
Horton said he had taken care of Bourne's family last year while he was in jail, giving Bourne's wife a job and buying the family groceries,KLOR-TV reported.
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