A key figure in the investigation into the death of a five-year-old northern Iowa girl was in court Monday. A Charles City man who is believed to be one of the last people to see Evelyn Miller alive has admitted to lying to federal invesigators. 27-year-old Danny Slick pled guilty Monday afternoon to giving false statements to federal agents who were investigating Miller?s disappearance and death. Miller disappeared from her apartment in Floyd in early July 2005. Her body was found in the Cedar River five days later. Slick faces a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison and a quarter-million dollar fine. Sentencing is scheduled for February 20 in US District Court in Sioux City. US District Judge John Jarvey sealed most of the details of Slick?s plea agreement. Prosecutors have been tight-lipped on and relation Slick?s case has on the investigation into Miller?s death.