Remains thought to be the 3-year-old lady abducted from a birthday celebration in Alabama 10 days ago were discovered in a dumpster on Tuesday night, officials said.
The tragic discovery marked an end to a massive search sparked when Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney vanished Oct. 12 at around 8:30 p.m., outside the Tom Brown Village public housing advancement in Avondale.
“This is a difficult moment for this city. This is a difficult minute for this family,” Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said at an interview, according to AL.com.
Other children playing outside the real estate complex when Kamille disappeared told cops they saw a couple attempting to tempt kids into their SUV with candy.
The day after Kamille’s kidnapping, authorities jailed Patrick Stallworth, 39, whose Toyota Sequoia matched the description of the lorry provided by the other children.
He was also spotted on monitoring video footage at a nearby shop around the time Kamille vanished. He was charged with 7 counts of child porn over images police discovered on his cellphone.
Stallworth was out on $500,000 bond when he was nabbed once again Tuesday night. Police say he will be charged with capital murder and kidnapping in Kamille’s death.
His girlfriend, 29-year-old Derick Irisha Brown, will likewise be hit with those charges, cops said. She was held without bond Tuesday.