Shantina Smiley

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Body of Missing Wash. Boy Washes Ashore

Father IDs Azriel James Carver, 8; mom still missing

(Newser) - Washington police say the body that washed up on the shores of Puget Sound today is that of 8-year-old Azriel James Carver, who went missing over the weekend along with his mother, Shantina Smiley. The 29-year-old has not been found; authorities discovered her minivan partially submerged on Sunday, about 12... More »

Cops Hunt for Missing 'Erratic' Mom, Son

She's spotted falling in parking lot, asking for directions

(Newser) - Washington cops continue to hunt for a young "erratic" mom and her 8-year-old son after her minivan was found half-submerged off a Puget Sound road. Backsliding alcoholic Shantina Smiley, 29, was spotted falling in an Olympia parking lot and asking strangers for directions before heading off the opposite way... More »

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