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Report: Prosecutors Say Sex Video Shows Phylicia Barnes, Accused Murderer

Lawyers say the 16-year-old honor student was shown "intoxicated" in a video with her accused killer, according to news reports.

Prosecutors in the case against the accused killer of Phylicia Barnes will show a video at trial depicting the teenage victim “intoxicated and engaging in sexual relations” with her accused killer and others, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Barnes, a 16-year-old from North Carolina, went missing from Baltimore, near Pikesville, three days after Christmas 2010, while she was in Baltimore visiting her half-sister. Barnes’s body was found in the Susquehanna River in April 2011.

The search for Barnes spread out across Maryland, reaching Howard County in the spring of 2011. 

During a Maryland State Police-led search of the Patapsco Valley State Park on April 9, .

Hagegeorge died from natural causes and exposure, according to police.

Less than two weeks later, workers on the Conowingo Dam reported to police that they thought they saw a body in the Susquehanna River. . The State Medical Examiner’s office ruled her death a homicide.

Barnes’s half-sister’s boyfriend, Michael Maurice Johnson, 28, faces first-degree murder charges in Barnes’s death. His trial is scheduled to begin in late January.

Prosecutors say Johnson suffocated Barnes, and then moved her body in a 35-gallon plastic tub, the Sun reported. 

Cheryl Parks-Weidley January 05, 2013 at 01:12 AM
That poor young girl. It's heart breaking.
Jackie January 05, 2013 at 09:44 PM
Her half sister needs to serve some time as well for letting this happen. Sometimes the reasons for not knowing your family are legitimate.
Mrswawa28 January 06, 2013 at 11:52 PM
I remember someone posted a year ago that they knew her sister and that so many things go on in her home. This is taking a while but things come out to light at some point. It is sad to hear about someone this way. I feel the 1/2 sister knew and is trying to protect herself. She should be charged in some way herself.
Mrswawa28 January 06, 2013 at 11:53 PM
I so agree with you, maybe there was some jealousy because she was such a beautiful young lady with such a bright future. Sometimes it's best to stay to yourself and keep away from negative people (including family) even when you may feel guilty.

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