Marine Appears In Court On Rolla Woman’s Death

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CALIFORNIA, (CNN) - Marine staff sergeant Louis Perez pleaded not guilty in California in connection to the murder of a 22 year old wife Brittany Kilgore, a native of Rolla, Missouri.

Prosecutors say they found blood from Kilgore in the marine’s car.

A woman who once lived with Perez, Jessica Lopez, also pleaded not guilty to murder of Brittany Kilgore.  Kilgore died less than a week after filing for divorce from her husband; Sergeant Perez was in Afghanistan at the time of Kilgore’s disappeared.

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