Kidnapping

Mother of Aniah Blanchard Pushing Change to State Bond Laws

A mother is advocating for change to prevent another violent crime. Aniah Blanchard’s mother Angela Harris joined state representatives Wednesday to introduce a proposed amendment that would deny bail to those considered a threat to society. “This is my fight; my fight for Aniah and fight for everybody that nothing like this happens to anybody else again,” Harris said.  “This…

Kidnapping Charges Dropped Against One Suspect in Aniah Blanchard Case

Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes said they have requested Antwon ‘Squirmy’ Fisher’s charge of Kidnapping First Degree be dismissed. DA Hughes told us following Fisher’s arrest, it was determined that his conduct did not rise to the level of accomplice liability originally charged and  is required under Alabama law. DA Hughes said no action taken by Fisher in connection…

Suspects in Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney’s Death Blaming Each Other in the Crime

Evidence shows that two people charged in the death of an Alabama toddler are blaming each other for harming the girl. Patrick Stallworth and girlfriend Derick Irisha Brown are charged with capital murder for the death of 3-year-old Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney. Her body was found in a dumpster ten days after being taken from a birthday party. A police investigator…

Self-Defense and Safety Tips Against Human Trafficking and Kidnapping

  According to studies, if you are female and coming out of a store or walking in a parking lot then you are more likely to become a target by a stranger. That’s why this time of year especially, it is important to be aware. But experts say you should be prepared for anything at anytime of the year. “People…

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…

Capital Murder Charges Filed in Aniah Blanchard Case, D.A. Will Seek Death Penalty

At a news conference Monday afternoon, Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes revealed that Aniah Blanchard died of a gunshot wound. Hughes says charges against Ibraheem Yazeed of Montgomery will be upgraded from kidnapping to capital murder. He says even though two other suspects face charges in the case, Yazeed was the one person responsible for the abduction and death…

Police: Second Suspect in Aniah Blanchard Case Disposed Evidence

Authorities say a second man arrested in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard disposed of evidence in the case. Police arrested Antwon Shamar Fisher, 35, of Montgomery, on first-degree kidnapping charges in Blanchard’s disappearance. “Antwon” not “Antwain”, as previously reported by authorities, was determined in court to be the correct spelling of the suspect’s name. Police earlier charged 29-year-old Ibraheem…

BREAKING: Second Suspect Arrested In Aniah Blanchard Case

  There’s a new break in the search for missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard,  after a second man was arrested in connection to her disappearance. Lee Co. District Attorney Brandon Hughes, confirmed the arrest of 35-year-old Antwain Fisher who is also known as “Squirmy” with Kidnapping First Degree. Antwain Shemar Fisher, one of two suspects arrested in connection to Aniah Blanchard’s…

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…

Formal Charges Filed in Kamille McKinney Case

Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr has announced formal charges in the kidnapping and murder of 3-year-old Kamille McKinney. 39-year-old Patrick Stallworth and 29-year-old Derick Irisha Brown were both charged Thursday with capital murder of a victim less than 14 years of age. Both are being held in the Jefferson County Jail with no bond. Kamille McKinney’s remains were found…