Alabama police, with the help of DNA technology, were finally able to identify the remains of a young girl they found buried in a trailer park in 2012 — and by doing so, also put her parents behind bars.
The girl, known as “Baby Jane Doe” for nearly 11 years, has been identified as Amore Joveah Wiggins, Opelika police announced Thursday.
Police tracked down her father, Lamar Vickerstaff Jr., 50, in Jacksonville Florida and charged him with felony murder Tuesday. Vickerstaff and Amore’s stepmother, Ruth Vickerstaff — who both allegedly denied knowing Amore — were charged with failure to report a missing child.
Amore’s biological mother, Sherry Wiggins, who did not have custody of the girl, had spent the last 11 years looking for her daughter.
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