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Police in Alabama have identified the remains of a young child as that of missing 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams of Jacksonville, Florida.

The remains were recovered after a tip led the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department's Urban Search and Rescue team to a wooded area in Marengo County.

Taylor's mom, Brianna Williams, was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony child neglect and giving false information to police.

Williams, 27, attempted suicide on Tuesday by taking an overdose of drugs at the U.S. Naval Air Reserve Station, where she works as a chief petty officer in the Tactical Operations Center.

She was airlifted from the Naval base to a hospital where she is listed in critical condition, AJC.com reports.

Taylor was last seen alive when her mother put her to bed on Nov. 6 in her Jacksonville home. Williams said when she awoke the next morning, Taylor was gone and the back door was unlocked.

Williams, who is from the Alabama area, stopped cooperating with law enforcement after they found inconsistencies in her story.

"She has not spoken to us since Wednesday and she was the last person to see Taylor," Sheriff Mike Williams said during a press conference on Monday. "She is a person of interest in this case and we still need her cooperation in our efforts."

Williams' black 2017 Honda Accord was towed from her driveway after a cadaver dog alerted officers to the trunk area.

Police also questioned the Navy Petty Officer about a Craigslist.com advertisement for a babysitter that was placed a day before Taylor was reported missing. The ad mentioned a babysitter "bailed on" Williams.

Police are asking the public to come forward if they saw Taylor with Williams or the car traveling between Florida and Alabama in the past six months. The Honda Accord has tinted windows and black rims.

More than 120 law enforcement officers and volunteers were involved in the search for Taylor.

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Alexis Crawford's roommate, Jordyn Jones, 21, and Jones' boyfriend, Barron Brantley were arrested and charged in Crawford's death, WSB-TV reports.

Both suspects were booked into the Fulton County jail on Friday night, hours after Crawford's body was found in a DeKalb County park.

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Police said one of the suspects led investigators to Crawford's body. Her cause of death was by asphyxiation.

The 21-year-old Clark Atlanta University student was reported missing by her family on Nov. 1 after she failed to show up for class or to work.

The motive for murder is still under investigation, but Crawford reportedly filed a sex assault complaint against Brantley three days before she went missing.

WSB-TV reports Crawford accused Brantley of sexually assaulting her inside the off-campus apartment she shared with Jones.

Brantley waved his fist during his first court appearance on Saturday morning, according to WSB-TV's Michael Seiden. Jones' first hearing is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11.

Crawford's family announced her funeral will be held on Saturday Nov. 16 at Noon at the Hill Chapel Baptist Church, 1692 W. Hancock Avenue in Athens, Georgia.

The family asks that any cards or donations be sent directly to Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral home, which is handling the arrangements.

"The Crawford family is truly grateful and encouraged by the outpouring of love and concern they have received from across the country," said Rev. Markel Hutchins, a spokesman for the family. "Please keep them in your positive thoughts and prayers," Hutchins added.

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An Atlanta college student who was reported missing last week was found dead on Friday. Alexis Crawford, a 21-year-old senior at Clark Atlanta University, was discovered dead in a DeKalb County park, WSB-TV reports.

Crawford's roommate, 21-year-old Jordyn Jones, led police to the body, Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields said at a press conference on Friday.

Crawford's family reported her missing on Nov. 1 when she failed to show up for class or work. She lived in an off-campus apartment with her roommate.

Jones reportedly confessed to her role in Crawford's death. Jones' boyfriend, Barron Brantley, 21, is also considered a suspect in Crawford's death, Shields said.

Atlanta police are in the process of securing arrest warrants for Jones and Brantley, Shields said.

"Jordyn had been Alexis' friend and her roommate," Shields said. "The case has come to one of the saddest conclusions possible and has been absolutely heartbreaking."

An emotional Shields said, "To all the APD investigators who worked on this diligently and around the clock. I say 'Thank you.' Thank you for treating Alexis like she was one of our own."

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Aaron Hernandez has been linked to a 4th murder two years after he died by suicide in a prison cell. Investigators have linked the late New England Patriots star to a 4th murder, RadarOnline.com reports exclusively.

The former Pro Bowl tight end was accused of killing his friend Odin Lloyd because he believed the professional football player was about to out him as a bisexual. Hernandez was previously investigated for a double homicide in 2012.

Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison in 2015. While behind bars, he reportedly bragged to his prison lover about committing a 4th murder. Hernandez took his own life in his prison cell in 2017 at age 27.

In a new book by journalist Dylan Howard, titled Aaron Hernandez's Killing Fields, Hernandez's cellmate and boyfriend, Kyle Kennedy, said: "[Aaron] always used to tell me he had four murders. He would just always, all the time joke around saying 'I got four bodies.'"

The book described Hernandez and his "crew of thugs" piling into a car in search of Lloyd about a week before he was killed. But instead of finding Lloyd, the men found Jordan Miller, who was gunned down in his home, according to Radar. Miller's murder remains unsolved.

In the book, former police detective Bo Dietl said Hernandez could have easily mistaken Miller for Lloyd because they looked alike.

"It sounds like Hernandez gets a tip from one of his goonies. That Odin Lloyd is at this location. [Then] Jordan Miller is shot inside his home, from [a] drive-by shooting through the window … It's very possible that Odin Lloyd could have been in that apartment, and if they look similar, which I believe they do. They shot the wrong guy that time."

Dietl added: "I don't care if he pulled the trigger or not, if Aaron Hernandez was involved with the conspiracy to murder Odin Lloyd and Jordan Miller, it's the same as pulling the trigger."

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The Popeyes hysteria is not over. Police in Maryland say a Popeyes customer was stabbed to death over the coveted spicy chicken sandwiches.

The fatal incident occurred after Popeyes announced the return of the popular sandwiches to franchise stores. The chicken sandwiches were pulled after a series of violent assaults in Popeyes fast food restaurants earlier this year.

Prince George's County Police responded to a report of a fight at a Popeyes location in the 6200 block of Livingston Road in Oxon Hill on Monday at around 7 p.m.

According to Fox5 DC, a fight ensued when one man objected to another man cutting the long line. The scuffle spilled outside where one man stabbed a 28-year-old man.

"We have been able to determine, preliminarily, that this is related to the release of the sandwich here at this restaurant," said PGPD Director of Media Relations Jennifer Donelan in a statement to CBS affiliate WJZ 13 News.

The victim was transported to a hospital where he was reported dead about an hour after the fight. Police are searching for the suspect.

The Popeyes chicken sandwich hysteria was born on social media when rivals Popeyes and Chick-fil-A launched a meme war touting their products.

But Popeyes was heavily criticized for targeting Black people in poor communities with their high calorie, high fat, high sodium chicken products.

Instagram influencers and bloggers promoted the sandwiches which quickly sold out everywhere.

Customers accused the fast food chain of deliberately running out of the sandwiches to prevent a certain demographic from ruining the dining experience of their regular customers.
 

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An Oklahoma man and his wife were arrested after he fatally shot his daughter's boyfriend and his cousin because they were Black.

Manuel Quezada, 47, and his wife Angelica Quezada were arrested on Tuesday night after the shooting outside their home in Owasso, Oklahoma.

Police believe Mr. Quezada fatally shot Albert Thomas, 20, and Albert's cousin Dejon Ross, 21, because his daughter was dating Albert, pictured below left. One victim was shot inside a car while the other man was shot dead in the driveway.

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Quezada had a gun visible in his back pocket when sheriff's deputies arrived on the scene. His wife was arrested for being an accessory to murder, according to Newson6.com.

The victims were going to see a movie when they were killed. Family members tell News On 6 that Albert never met Manuel Quezada. "Albert had never even met the man. [Manuel Quezada] would always tell her that he didn't want her being around black people," said Aleta Thomas, aunt of Albert Thomas. "He never met the dad until last night, and this man killed him in cold blood."

According to public records obtained by the DailyMail.com, the Quezadas have a 27-year-old daughter and two sons, ages 28 and 32. Thomas and his girlfriend had dated for two years, according to his family.

Thomas's mother created a GoFundMe page on Wednesday to raise funds for his funeral. Friends and family of the two men paid tribute to them on social media on Wednesday.

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It was déjà vu all over again when news broke that a convicted killer in Texas had confessed to 93 murders.

The news media was quick to label 79-year-old Samuel Little as America's "most prolific serial killer".

The FBI has "confirmed about half" of Little's confessions, although no bodies have been unearthed so far. He has recounted 93 murders from memory.

It all began with two cold case files pulled from a dusty Miami-Dade warehouse. Little's recollections of the 2 murders appeared to match the evidence in the files.

Detectives claim they didn't feed him any of the details about the cold cases. They just let him talk. Authorities promised to take the death penalty off the table if he confessed to multiple murders. So he did.

"The more you tell us, the more pictures we can show you," Miami-Dade Police detective David Denmark remembers telling Little.

His detailed confessions were uncanny, according to the Washington Post, "from the cement arch he claims he drove under before choking Miriam Chapman to the way he buried Mary Brosley with her leg sticking out because the dirt was so hard."

But, as the Washington Post points out, officials may have unwittingly provided those details to the killer.

Denmark insists this is not a repeat of the now infamous Henry Lee Lucas case.

In 1983, Lucas, already on trial for murdering one elderly woman, became a household name when he confessed to 100 more murders "out there somewhere."

The Texas Rangers believed his stories. The news media wanted to believe him. And soon enough, dozens of eager law enforcement officials, prosecutors and reporters from all over the country lined up to interview Lucas in jail.

The 100 murders Lucas confessed to soon grew to 600 murders. The news media went into a feeding frenzy.

Lucas's lies were exposed when a reporter extracted a confession from him that he made the whole thing up.

But Denmark insists Little's case is different because interrogation techniques have improved since the 1980s.

"We knew what the deal was because [Little] had given these details without even talking to us,” Denmark told The Washington Post.

All the feds have to go on are Little's elaborately detailed confessions and the colorful drawings that used to line the walls of his prison cell. There are roughly 50 victims depicted in the artwork. Little claims he created the images of his victims from memory.

The feds are so desperate to close cold cases, that they compiled an online gallery featuring Little's drawings. Their hope is that the paintings will jog the memories of family members whose loved ones went missing or were murdered between 1970 and 2005.

One man, who was 5-years-old when his mother was murdered, claims he recognized her from one of the drawings. CBS News program "60 Minutes" compared the drawing to an old photograph of the woman. There is no resemblance between the drawing and the woman in the photo.

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But the feds are convinced that there is enough of a resemblance to close the cold case. And so on. And so on.

The feds and the news media believe Little is a "prolific serial killer", but others remain skeptical.

One Washington Post reader wrote: "This developmentally challenged bum just likes to watercolor faces of women. He wants Dr. Pepper, Cheetos, and an audience of gullible law enforcement."

And a YouTube viewer wrote, "When is a confession, without any bodies, verifiable evidence?"

For inmates like Little, confessing to nearly 100 murders is better than sitting alone in a 6x8 cell for 23 hours a day.

Little is currently in a prison in Texas.
 

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A homeless man allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend's Nashville apartment and stabbed her and her 13-year-old son to death in a vicious attack that left a 16-year-old girl hospitalized.

Police say Jermaine Agee broke into Mayra Garcia's apartment before 2 a.m. Monday morning. He grabbed a kitchen knife and went straight to the bedrooms.

After fatally stabbing Garcia's son, Jaden Taylor, in his bed, Agee ordered Garcia and her teen daughter, Alexis, to sit on a sofa in the living room.

Agee then said, "Someone is going to die tonight," according to a police report obtained by PEOPLE.

Garcia fought for her life, and "additional injuries to the victims were inflicted then," the police statement says.

Police say Garcia and Jaden died from stab wounds. Alexis is in stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she is being treated for stab wounds. An 8-year-old girl was not injured.

Agee fled the apartment through the front door, but he was eventually tracked down with the assistance of members of the public.

Homeless persons told police that Agee was a regular at a nearby homeless encampment.

Police say Agee is a convicted felon in Alabama who served nearly 3 years in prison for robbery and theft convictions before his release in June 2018.

Prior to the violence, police were called to an elementary school where Garcia and Agee were arguing in the school's office.

Agee left the school before police arrived. Police observed several bruises on Garcia's face. They assisted her with filing an order of protection against Agee.

A GoFundMe account was created to help pay the funeral costs. The campaign raised nearly $16,000 of the $20,000 goal.

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A Florida man fatally shot his wife of 33 years and mother of his five children after suspecting her of cheating on him.

Police say Eddie Harris shot and killed his wife Shanica Harris in their Liberty City home before turning the gun on himself on Saturday night. The couple's 2 grandchildren were in the house at the time of the shooting. They were not injured.

Neighbors called 911 to report gunshots in the house at 24th Avenue and 60th Street around 8:51 pm.

Police arriving on the scene saw two men running from the 2-story stucco home. The men said Eddie Harris shot his wife inside the house and he had a long rifle with him.

Harris was arrested after a stand-off with SWAT officers. The grandchildren, ages 6 and 9, were rescued through an open window.

The Harrises shared 5 children and three grandchildren. They met when they were both 15.

"He barricaded himself in the house and kept my sister at blood death, with my grandniece and grandnephew in the house," Shanica's sister, Thomasina Goddard, told Local 10 News.

Just one week earlier, Eddie bought his wife a new Mercedes-Benz SUV. Shanica took to Facebook.com to complain that she didn't get the color she wanted. Shanica said she preferred the color red.

"Now he knows I love red cars!!! But OMG!!!!!! Why couldn't I pick out my own car," she wrote on September 21.

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Facebook friends say Eddie Harris suffered from psychological problems and delusions. They say his mind hasn't been right since his namesake son, Eddie Harris Jr., 19, was shot dead in the street in 2016.

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Eddie and Shanica posed with a standup cut out image of Eddie Jr. at an event in his honor in 2016.

On September 27 Eddie wrote a series of Facebook posts about his wife cheating on him and setting him up to be killed.

In one post featuring a photo of a grey Mercedes SUV, he wrote: "I f*cked up buying this car for the wrong girl shanicaharris."

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In another post, he wrote: "...my wife Shanicaharris cheating on the train now she playing sick on the job."

In other posts he wrote that his wife had a boyfriend who drove past the house in a white Impala.

"Shanica Harris got them trying to kill me," he wrote. Shanica was dead hours later.