Woman charged with missing girl’s death

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.  — The baby sitter of a 4-year-old South Florida girl who disappeared more than a decade ago has been charged with the child’s death.

Authorities have charged 33-year-old Melissa Jones with aggravated manslaughter of a child. She was arrested Monday in Everett, Wash., and the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to have her extradited to southwest Florida.