Questions arose when woman abducted as infant in Jacksonville started to apply for jobs, police say

Kamiyah Mobley with her biological mother (left) and Williams (right) 

A woman accused of abducting an infant from a Jacksonville hospital is awaiting extradition as the now-18-year-old adjusts to life without the woman she knew as her mother for 18 years.

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said Monday that about 2,500 tips came in during the years before Kamiyah Mobley was found in Walterboro, South Carolina.

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Williams said several tips that came in at the end of 2016 led them to a young woman in South Carolina who had the same birth date as the missing infant.

During that same year, Mobley turned 18 and began to apply for jobs.

Williams said her fraudulent Social Security card and birth certificate began to raise questions.

"We're not sure of what details she knew or how much she knew or how much she was told," Williams said. "But we believe that there was a conversation at some point with some explanation about why her birth documents were fraudulent."

Last week, investigators matched Mobley's DNA to that of the missing infant. Gloria Williams, with whom she was living in Walterboro, was arrested.

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Officers said Gloria Williams posed as a nurse in July 1998 and took Mobley from her family at what is now UF Health Jacksonville.

She is currently at the Colleton County Jail. Officials said she will be extradited to Jacksonville to face kidnapping and interference with custody charges.

Investigators are still working to learn the motive for the abduction, which was reported just hours after Shanara Mobley gave birth to Kamiyah.

Kamiyah Mobley was reunited Saturday with her birth parents in South Carolina. Photos show her smiling with her biological father, Craig Aiken, and her mother.

Kamiyah Mobley has been vocal on social media since the woman she knew as her mother for 18 years was arrested.

She posted a song apparently dedicated to Gloria Williams on Sunday.

She's also been chatting with people who have commented on her Facebook page about her family. She said Gloria Williams was a good mom and that she misses her.

Aiken said it is up to Kamiyah Mobley whether she wants to join her biological parents in Jacksonville.

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Jacksonville's sheriff said officers believe there was some conversation about why her Social Security card and birth certificate were fraudulent:

Posted by Action News Jax on Monday, January 16, 2017