JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Brianna Williams, the mother of Taylor Williams, a Jacksonville 5-year-old whose remains were found in Alabama, is facing new charges.
In addition to her current charges of child neglect and lying to police, according to court documents, Williams is also facing charges of aggravated child abuse and evidence tampering. Williams remains in the Duval County jail.
BACKGROUND OF THE CASE:
Brianna Williams, a Jacksonville Navy sailor, called police in November 2019, saying her daughter was missing from their Brentwood home.
She said she put Taylor to sleep then found her bed empty and the back door unlocked the next morning.
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After an Amber Alert and massive search, investigators found Taylor’s body in a wooded area near Brianna Williams’ hometown of Demopolis, Alabama.
Williams has pleaded not guilty to the charges against her.
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