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Man indicted in Md. church worker's slaying

Thursday - 8/30/2012, 4:24am  ET

SNOW HILL, Md. (AP) - A Delaware man has been indicted in the slaying of a Maryland church worker.

The Daily Times of Salisbury ( http://bit.ly/PsIlK9) reports that 28-year-old Matthew Burton of Dagsboro, Del., was indicted Tuesday on charges of rape, kidnapping and first-degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Nicole Bennett.

Bennett's body was found on an embankment in Worcester County in June.

Bennett's husband reported her missing to Delaware State Police on June 15 after she didn't return home from her job at a Gumboro church, where Burton worked as a custodian.

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Information from: The Daily Times of Salisbury, Md., http://www.delmarvanow.com/


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