AMBER ALERT: 15-year-old girl abducted after shooting in KC

Missouri woman accused of death of baby found in cave back in jail

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Latasha Wilson pleaded guilty in the death of her baby son.

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (AP) — A woman accused of second-degree murder after her baby’s body was found in a cave in northwest Missouri is back in jail after she didn’t attend a pretrial hearing.

Twenty-year-old Latasha Wilson was arrested Monday after she did not show up for a court hearing. She is scheduled for trial June 4.

Prosecutors allege Wilson gave birth to a boy in January 2014 in a bathroom at work. They contend the baby was born alive but drowned in a toilet. Authorities say she and another person took the body to a research cave on the University of Central Missouri campus, where two students found it, partially burned, on March 4, 2014.

The Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal reports  Wilson is being held at the Johnson County jail on $250,000 cash-only bond.