FREEHOLD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Three New York City residents have been indicted on charges stemming from the 2002 death of a 9-year-old girl whose remains were found in central New Jersey three years later.

Monmouth County prosecutors announced that the girl’s aunt, 39-year-old Likisha Jones, and her 48-year-old husband, Godfrey Gibson, both of Manhattan, and her 35-year-old uncle, James Jones of Brooklyn, face counts of hindering apprehension of another, tampering with physical evidence, obstruction and conspiracy to commit those crimes.

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The investigation came to be known as the “Baby Bones” case after burned, skeletal remains were found by a hunter in the woods not far from the Six Flags amusement park in Upper Freehold Township in 2005.

Officials used DNA to identify the remains as 9-year-old Jon-Niece Jones. Prosecutors said she died at the Harlem home of her aunt Likisha Jones after years of abuse and neglect by her mother, Elisha Jones.

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Elisha Jones died in December of 2002.

Authorities said James Jones was the child’s uncle and Gibson was the aunt’s boyfriend. Prosecutors said James Jones and Gibson disposed of the 9-year-old’s body in Upper Freehold Township after lighting it on fire.

The case gained national attention in 2009 when it was featured on “America’s Most Wanted.”

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