MANCHESTER, N.H. — The stepmother of a New Hampshire woman who vanished in 2019 at age 5 was arrested Friday after she failed to seem for a scheduled court docket listening to.
Kayla Montgomery, 32, was arrested at a house in Manchester. An arrest warrant was issued for her Thursday after she didn’t present up at a listening to on fees towards her, together with that she lied to state well being officers about having Concord Montgomery in her care.
Kayla Montgomery had pleaded not responsible and was out on bail. A message searching for remark was despatched to her legal professional.
“It’s anticipated that Ms. Montgomery will probably be held pursuant to the warrant issued yesterday by the Superior Courtroom till the Courtroom schedules and conducts a listening to subsequent week on the arrest,” the legal professional common’s workplace mentioned in a information launch.
Investigators mentioned final month that they consider Concord was killed in Manchester in December 2019. Her case has prompted widespread outpouring of help, together with vigils and social media websites.
Her father, Adam Montgomery, 31, was indicted in March on an assault cost alleging that he struck Concord within the face in July 2019. He pleaded not responsible.