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Ibraheem Yazeed’s Bond Revoked In Prior Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Case

Yazeed currently faces capital charges in Aniah Blanchard's kidnapping and murder.

Ibraheem Yazeed, the prime-suspect in 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard’s kidnapping and murder, was back in a Montgomery County courtroom Thursday, but for charges unrelated to Blanchard’s death. Circuit Judge J.R. Gaines ruled to revoke Yazeed’s bond in a prior kidnapping and attempted murder case. Yazeed was arrested in March -roughly 7 months before Aniah Blanchard’s disappearance – on charges including first-degree…

Update: Officials Confirm Aniah Blanchard Was Shot to Death

Investigators in Lee County have issued an update on the Aniah Blanchard case. At a news conference this afternoon, Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes revealed that Blanchard died of a gunshot wound. Hughes says charges against Ibraheem Yazeed of Montgomery will be upgraded from kidnapping to murder. He says even though two other suspects face charges in the case,…

Man May Have Helped Blanchard Suspect Flee to Florida

Authorities say a third man charged in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard is believed to have helped the initial suspect flee the area. Police wrote in an arrest warrant that David Johnson, Jr. is believed to have driven Ibraheem Yazeed from Alabama to Florida, where Yazeed was caught and charged in Blanchard’s disappearance. There are three people charged in…

Update: Three People Now Facing Charges in Aniah Blanchard Case

Here is an update on where the Aniah Blanchard case stands as of this afternoon. There have been many new developments. Human remains have been found near Macon County Road 2 in the Shorter area. Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes says there’s “good reason” to believe the remains are those of Aniah Blanchard, the stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight fighter…

BREAKING: Remains Found in Macon County; Possibly of Aniah Blanchard

    BREAKING: Alabama News Network has confirmed that human remains have been found in Macon County. Those remains could possibly be those of Aniah Blanchard. The remains were found off Exit 22 of Interstate 85, near Shorter, off Macon County Road 2. Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes told WRBL-TV in Columbus, Georgia, that “I can confirm that human…

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…

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…

Judge Issues Gag Order in Aniah Blanchard Case

Ibraheem Yazeed, one of two suspects arrested in Aniah Blanchard’s alleged kidnapping.A gag order has been put in place in the case against the man accused of kidnapping Aniah Blanchard. According to WIAT, the Lee County district attorney said there has been a gag order put in place, prohibiting him and 29-year-old Ibraheem Yazeed’s legal team from speaking on the details…