Ibraheem Yazeed Indicted on Capital Murder Charges for Murder of Aniah Blanchard
Ibraheem Yazeed appeared in court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing on capital murder charges. Yazeed accused of kidnapping and killing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard in 2019, has been in Lee County jail since his arrest.
The detective in the case testified Blanchard drove Ibraheem Yazeed to a gas station in Lee County last October. Yazeed’s attorney said Blanchard willingly let Yazeed into her car and there was no proof of a kidnapping. The district attorney said Yazeed had ill intent when he gave Blanchard a fake name and that she was lured under false pretenses.
Lee County Judge Russell Bush found enough probable cause to indict Yazeed on capital murder charges.
The case will head to the grand jury.