Trial in Murder of Rilya Wilson to Begin Monday

Former caretaker facing murder, other charges in disappearance of young girl

Monday, Nov 5, 2012  |  Updated 9:11 AM EDT
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    The trial of a woman charged with murder in the disappearance of 4-year-old Rilya Wilson is scheduled to begin in Miami Monday.

    Geralyn Graham is facing first-degree murder, kidnapping and child abuse charges in the infamous 2000 disappearance of Wilson.

    Jury selection is expected to take most or all of the first week of the trial, which is expected to last seven weeks.

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    The body of Wilson, a foster child, was never found. He disappearance was noticed by state child welfare officials for 15 months.

    Graham, Wilson's former caretaker, denied killing the girl and has pleaded not guilty. A fellow inmate, Robin Lunceford, said Graham confessed to her. Lunceford will be a key prosecution witness.

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