UPDATED: Mother Of Deceased Two-Year-Old Arrested And Charged With Second Degree Murder
There are new developments regrading the death of a two-year-old child, whose body was found in rural Mississippi, as her mother has been arrested. The child's mother's boyfriend has already been arrested and charged with disposing of the body after it was concluded that the little girl was killed and then hidden.
UPDATE: According to reports on Twitter, Lanaya Cardwell has been charged with second-degree murder.
See the post from @ThePRobReport below.
More reports confirm that Phillip Gardner, the mother's boyfriend, has also been charged with second-degree murder.
A video posted by WBRZ Channel 2 News shows the mother of Nevaeh Allen being arrested just before authorities were set to release new information on the case.
Posts from @ThePRobReport confirmed the arrest and you can see that on Twitter below.
According to the post, Lanaya Cardwell was taken to a Baton Rouge police precinct this afternoon with charges pending.
Authorities are set to release new information on the case in a press conference.
See a live feed of the Baton Rouge Police Department's press conference here.
This story is developing.