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Cops search San Antonio landfill for missing baby

Liz De La Torre

February 9, 2010

From The Associated Press SAN ANTONIO – Police began excavating a landfill Tuesday in search of a body or other evidence in the disappearance of an 8-month-old Arizona boy who was last seen with his mother at a San Antonio hotel on the day after Christmas. Elizabeth Johnson, 23, was locked in...

Mourners anxiously await capture of girl’s killer

Liz De La Torre

October 24, 2009

From The Associated Press ORANGE PARK, Fla. – Dozens of parents, their young children in tow, have filed past the mountainous makeshift memorial that has sprouted up in memory of a 7-year-old girl found slain in a landfill some 50 miles from her suburban neighborhood. Some are angry, others sad...

Sheriff: Clothes, birthmark ID Fla. girl’s body

Liz De La Torre

October 22, 2009

From The Associated Press ORANGE PARK, Fla. – Authorities believe a body found under trash in a landfill is that of 7-year-old Somer Thompson, a north Florida girl who vanished on her walk home from school, the sheriff in charge of the case said Thursday. Clay County Sheriff Rick Beseler said the ten...

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