NC Police Find Body of Missing Girl, 5
Mom was charged with trafficking after Shaniya Davis spotted with man
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 16, 2009 1:13 PM CST
In this undated photo provided by the City of Fayetteville Police Department, Antoinette Nicole Davis. Davis, the mother of 5-year-old Shaniya Davis, faces a child abuse charge involving prostitution...   ((AP Photo/City of Fayetteville Police Department))

(Newser) – Searchers found the body of a missing 5-year-old off a road today, ending a weeklong search for the girl, whose mother stands accused of offering her for sex, police said. A Fayetteville Police spokeswoman says that searchers found Shaniya Davis' body southeast of Sanford in central North Carolina. Two people have been charged in her disappearance, including her mother, Antoinette Davis, 25.

Police charged Davis with human trafficking and felony child abuse, saying Shaniya was offered for prostitution. A first court appearance for Davis was scheduled this afternoon, and police said she did not yet have an attorney. Authorities also charged Mario Andrette McNeill, 29, with kidnapping after he was seen in surveillance footage carrying Shaniya at a Sanford hotel. Authorities said McNeill admitted taking the girl, though his attorney said he will plead not guilty.

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Nov 17, 2009 6:07 AM CST
fucking gross
Nov 17, 2009 1:02 AM CST
But she'll be OUT in 7. The only reason this is a high profile case is that babydaddy is white. I can't tell you how many babies get "rented out" for sex and the price of a rock. This isn't just what black mommies do. White ones do it too, this one is just "high profile" because somebody in the case was white.
Nov 16, 2009 11:38 AM CST
You just can't help yourself can you Jayster? Everything is about a racial issue with you. By the way, knew you would post a pic of yourself someday, must have took it at your last clan meeting