Mario Andrette McNeill is still in custody and considered a suspect in the disappearance and subsequent death of 5-year-old South Carolina girl Shaniya Davis. Mario Andrette McNeill was the last person seen with the girl. Still photos taken from surveillance cameras show McNeill carrying Shaniya through a hotel nearly 30 miles from where she disappeared. Police were alerted to Shaniya's presence after she was recognized by a hotel clerk, but she and McNeill had both left by the time...Read Full Story
Shaniya Davis' body was found alongside a North Carolina highway near her hometown, sources said this morning. The 5-year-old had been missing almost a week. Her mother, 25-year-old Antoinette Nicole Davis was due in court today after she was charged with human trafficking and child prostitution this weekend. Police spokesperson Theresa Chance said there had been tips about sightings of the little girl alive, but her body was found along Interstate 87. She was last seen with Mario...Read Full Story
Mario Andrette McNeill, 29, has confessed to kidnapping 5-year-old Shaniya Davis, but the little girl is still missing after being taken from her North Carolina home Tuesday morning. Police have released former suspect Clarence Coe, who they first arrested. Even though McNeill admitted to taking the child, his attorney said he would plead not guilty to the kidnapping. The attorney would not comment on if there was a connection between him and the girl and her family.Police say they have...Read Full Story
Mario Andrette McNeill admitted to police that he kidnapped 5-year-old South Carolina girl Shaniya Davis in November 2009. The little girl was still missing when McNeill was taken into custody.