34-year-old Bobby D. Bourne Jr. has been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree statutory rape, forcible rape and kidnapping of 12-year old Adriaunna Horton.
Authorities say a body located Aug. 21 in southwest Missouri is that of 12-year-old Horton, who had been missing since Aug 19.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol announced the identification on Aug. 22. Adriaunna was last seen when she got into a vehicle in Golden City, where she lived with her father. Her mother lives in Overland Park, Kan.
Bourne is being held on $2 million bond.