Aniah Blanchard

Alabama News Network, Other Media Companies Ask that Gag Order Be Lifted in Yazeed Case

Several media outlets statewide, including Alabama News Network, have filed a motion to have the gag order lifted in the case against Ibraheem Yazeed. He is the man accused of kidnapping Aniah Blanchard. That gag order prevents lawyers, witnesses or people who might be called as witnesses from talking to the media. Blanchard disappeared in Auburn on October 23. Her…

Texas-Based Nonprofit Returns to Alabama for Aniah Blanchard Search

A Texas-based nonprofit that works to find missing people is resuming its search for the missing stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris. Destinie Duvall with Texas EquuSearch said that Aniah Blanchard is “tugging at our hearts, so it’s tough to sit still and wait.” The horse-mounted search group headed home last week after Duvall said it used “every resource available”…

Aniah Blanchard’s Parents on Dr. Phil, Say They’re ‘Holding onto Hope’

Aniah Haley Blanchard, 19, was last seen October 23rd in Auburn, Alabama. Police said the last person she talked to was a friend that night, just before midnight. Montgomery police located Aniah’s car at the Park Place Apartments in Montgomery October 25th. A $105,000 reward is being offered for information leading to Aniah. Ibraheem Yazeed, the man wanted in the…

Texas Search Group Heading Home after using “every resource available” to search for Aniah Blanchard

A Texas-based nonprofit that works to find missing people across the country has called off its search for 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. Destinie Duvall of Texas EquuSearch says the horse-mounted search group is heading home after using “every resource available” to search for Blanchard in Auburn. Blanchard was last seen on Oct. 23 at an Auburn gas station. Her damaged car…

Judge Denies Bond for Suspect Charged with Kidnapping Aniah Blanchard

A Lee County judge has denied bond to a suspect in the disappearance of 19-year-old Southern Union Community College student, Aniah Blanchard. Court records filed Tuesday show that Lee County District Judge Russell K. Bush denied bond to 29-year-old Ibraheem Yazeed, who’s charged with first-degree kidnapping. Blanchard was reported missing on October 24. She was last seen at a convenience…

Beth Holloway Joins the Search for Aniah Blanchard

Beth Holloway has joined the search for missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. Texas Equusearch made the announcement on Saturday by posting pictures to Facebook. Beth Holloway’s daughter, Natalee Holloway, went missing in Aruba in 2005. Texas EquuSearch also assisted in the search for Natalee. There are a total of 11 agencies actively searching for Blanchard.   (Source: Texas EquuSearch – TXEQ) ORIGINAL…

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard Case Arrested in Florida

Ibraheem Yazeed, the man wanted in the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard, has been arrested in  Escambia County, Florida. Ibraheem Yazeed Around 11:00 p.m. Thursday night, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office got a call from U.S. Marshals to assist in an arrest on the Alabama/Florida line. The suspect fled before being apprehended. He’s is currently being held without bond in the…

Person of Interest Sought In Aniah Blanchard Case

1/2 (Source: Auburn Police) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 (Source: Auburn Police) Show Caption Hide Caption Auburn Police needs your help identifying a person of interest in the case of missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. Police say the unidentified male was at the convenience store at the same time Blanchard was last seen on October 23. The individual is described as…

Reputable Search & Recovery Crew Joins in Search for Aniah Blanchard

 A reputable search and recovery organization known as Texas EquuSearch has joined the search for missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. Texas EquuSearch is an organization dedicated to searching for missing persons. The organization has been involved in several high-profile missing persons cases including Natalee Holloway. The group posted a flyer about Blanchard’s disappearance to help spread awareness about this case. According to their website,…