Kamiyah Mobley, an hours-old infant who went missing from a Jacksonville, Florida hospital in 1998, has been located alive. The baby, now 18, was abducted before she could have her metabolic screening. Her mother, Shanara Mobley did test positive for sickle cell anemia and step type B while pregnant.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said in a press conference that Mobley was found and that 51-year-old woman, Gloria Williams was arrested in South Carolina. She’s being brought back to Jacksonville to face charges. Williams was charged with kidnapping and interfering with custody.
According to the Charley Project, authorities never had a photo of Mobley as a baby to use since she was abducted just eight hours after her birth on July 10, 1998 at 7:00 a.m. at Jacksonville’s University Medical Center (now UF Health-Jacksonville). Continue reading