Birmingham police have recovered the physique of three-year-old Kamille McKinney in a dumpster. The small girl, affectionately identified as “Cupcake” disappeared soon after attending a birthday celebration at a housing project on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Birmingham police and FBI agents discovered the physique in a dumpster on Tuesday, Oct 22, Al.com reports.
“We discovered the remains of a youngster that we think to be Kamille,” stated Police Chief Patrick Smith on Tuesday.
“This is a difficult moment for this city. This is a difficult moment for this family members,” stated Mayor Randall Woodfin.
“Far more than ever, this family members desires us all,” Woodfin stated. “So tonight, we mourn as 1.”
Police released surveillance footage on Friday that shows a man method Kamille as she played in the front yard of a residence at the Tom Brown Village housing project about eight:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The man was positively identified as Patrick Stallworth, 39, who was arrested final week with his girlfriend, 29-year-old Derick Irisha Brown.
Police program to charge Stallworth and Brown with capital murder and kidnapping in Kamille’s death, stated Smith.
“We think that this was anything they believed about and acted upon and they saw an chance to take a young youngster, and they did,” Woodfin stated Tuesday. “At this moment that we’re standing in, I ask 1 issue of this neighborhood: not to take sides and not to finger point. But if there is any finger pointing to do it is only at the perpetrator, who would kidnap an innocent three-year-old.”
Stallworth was released from police custody soon after posting $500,000 bond final week. Police had hoped he would lead them to the child’s physique. He was re-arrested on Tuesday evening. Brown is nonetheless becoming held without the need of bond on unrelated charges of kidnapping her personal young children.
Stallworth owned a Toyota Sequoia comparable to the 1 a witness saw fleeing the scene soon after a man snatched Kamille off the street.
He was charged with many counts of possessing youngster pornography on his cell telephone with intent to distribute.
Kamille’s mother did not give interviews at the request of the police, Smith stated.
“We did not see the advantage of throwing the mother in front of the camera,” Smith stated.
Kamille’s father, Dominic, was quite vocal though his daughter was missing.
He stated she would under no circumstances get in the car or truck with a stranger.
“She’s not no small girl that is going to go get in the back. She’s not friendly like that,” Dominic stated.