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Man accuses Ind. cop of killing Tenn. Woman

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WARSAW, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana man has been arrested after police say he falsely accused an area officer of killing a Tennessee woman who has been missing for two years.

Michael Roy Wiggins was being held Tuesday on $100,000 bond in the Kosciusko (Koz-ee-ah-skoh) County Jail. A jail officer didn't know if the 32-year-old North Webster resident had an attorney.

The Journal Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/11xdelY ) that Wiggins was arrested Monday on preliminary charges of obstruction of justice and false informing.

Police said Wiggins sent an email to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation alleging a North Webster officer took his squad car to Tennessee, abducted and killed nursing student Holly Bobo and then buried her body at a farm in northern Indiana in April 2011.

Police say the officer had recently arrested Wiggins.
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