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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,…

Human Remains Identified as Those of Aniah Blanchard

  The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences has now positively identified the remains found this week in Macon County as those of Aniah Blanchard.  She had been missing since last month. More than 100 first responders had been combing a wooded area in the 38,000 block of Macon County Road 2 in Shorter since Monday. There, they had found the…

Update: Investigators Remain in Macon County Where Aniah Blanchard’s Body May Have Been Found

Alabama News Network remains on the scene in Macon County, where members of several law enforcement agencies are combing a large area where they found human remains yesterday. Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes says there’s good reason to believe the remains are those of missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. Additional law enforcement members are expected to arrive throughout the day…

Update: Investigators on Scene in Macon County in Aniah Blanchard Case

Members of several law enforcement agencies were still on the scene in Macon County tonight where human remains have been found. Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes has said there’s good reason to believe the remains are those of missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. Blanchard was last seen on video at the Chevron gas station along South College Street in Auburn…

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…