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Fort Meade soldier accused in Pennsylvania death
Fort Meade soldier accused in Pennsylvania death

— A 20-year-old soldier on weekend leave from Fort Meade is accused of killing the mother of a 14-year-old girl with whom he had a relationship, authorities said. Spec. Caleb G. Barnes, 20, was charged in Lehigh County, Pa., early Monday with criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse and statutory sexual assault, authorities said. He was sent to jail without bail. The 14-year-old girl was charged as a juvenile with abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence and hindering apprehension. Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said the woman learned of the relationship between Barnes and her daughter and wanted to end it. The Baltimore Sun is not naming the woman because it would...