HICKORY, NC (AP) -- The father of the disabled girl that North Carolina police say was killed and dismembered says he had nothing to do with her death.
Adam Baker tells WBTV he avoided a public vigil in Hickory on Tuesday night on what would have been Zahra Baker's 11th birthday because he didn't want to take the focus off his child. Adam Baker watched over the Internet with his mother and lawyer.
Baker says he's been called a murderer since his daughter's disappearance last month became a homicide investigation.
Police said last week they found a bone belonging to Zahra Baker at one location and other remains at a second site about five miles away. Investigators haven't said how she died.
Baker says when the case is over, he would like to return to his native Australia with his daughter's remains.
Information from: WBTV-TV, http://www.wbtv.com/
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