Bond revoked for woman rescued from coal mine

West Virginia
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A hearing was held in Raleigh County on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 for a woman who had to be rescued from a coal mine in December 2018.  Kayla Williams had her bond revoked for a previous indictment during the hearing.

Williams was one of three people who were the subjects of an extensive search of the Rock House Powellton Mine near Clear Creek in Raleigh County.  She went missing on Dec. 8 and was found by rescuers on Dec. 12.  

Kayla Williams is charged with Conspiracy, Entering without Breaking and Destruction of Property with Risk of Creating Bodily Injury for going into the coal mine.

Williams was previously indicted in May 2018 on charges of dealing cocaine and conspiracy.  She was released on a $25,000 bond for those crimes.  According to Raleigh County Prosecutor, Kristen Keller, the conditions of that bond included Williams was not to consume controlled substances, associate with people who have committed crimes and to commit no new crimes.  Those conditions were violated by charges filed following the mine rescue.

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