TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Federal jurors convicted an Alabama lady on Thursday within the loss of life of a 3-year-old girl who disappearance from a public housing community prompted a more than weeklong search in 2019.
Information retailers reported that Derick Irisha Brown, 32, was convicted of a kidnapping that led to a loss of life and conspiracy within the abduction of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney
Brown’s former boyfriend, 42-year-old Patrick Devone Stallworth, was convicted final month on the identical expenses.
Prosecutors mentioned the 2 had deliberate to kidnap a child on the day the girl disappeared. The motive was unclear, with authorities saying Brown may need needed the lady as a result of she misplaced custody of her kids and Stallworth may need needed her for intercourse.
Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney (Birmingham Police Division / Provided)
The seek for the lady gripped the metro space till McKinney’s physique was present in a dumpster at an space landfill, and a whole bunch of individuals attended her funeral.
Jurors rejected protection claims that Brown minded her personal enterprise whereas Stallworth dedicated the crime. The 2, who await trial on state murder charges, blamed one another following their arrests.
Medical testimony confirmed that the lady died of asphyxia and had drugs including methamphetamine in her system.