Woman accused of leaving autistic grandson at Kansas rest stop faces charges in Missouri

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ROLLA, Mo. (KAKE) -

An Oklahoma woman accused of leaving her autistic grandson at a Kansas rest stop last year faces new charges in Missouri. 

KVOE reports Janie Gill has been in the Phelps County Jail in Rolla since last moth. She faces forgery and disturbing the peace charges. She's charged in Kansas with child endangerment and interference with law enforcement and with child neglect in Rogers County, Oklahoma.

A custodian found Gill's then-17-year-old grandson last November at the Highway 400 rest stop near Beaumont in Greenwood County, Kansas. He had no identification and couldn't speak. 

Gill's next court appearance in Phelps County will be on January 24. Once proceedings have concluded there, cases will continue in Kansas and Oklahoma. 

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