Kidnapped Teen’s ‘Mother’ Pleads Guilty

By BAW Staff

The story of the kidnapping of a Florida teenager has come to a sad end as the woman, Gloria Williams, who kidnapped and then raised Alexis Manigo has plead guilty. Born Kamiyah Mobley, Manigo will appear on an upcoming Iyanla, Fix My Life episode. She says that despite her mother’s crime, she still loves her, but the experience has been traumatic.

Essence.com reports:

According to law enforcement, Williams pretended to be a nurse and seized the newborn when her mother, Shanara Mobley, asked Williams to place her daughter in a baby carrier. Instead of putting the newborn down and giving her mother some rest, Williams fled with the baby.

“She had on a nurse’s uniform,” Velma Aiken, the child’s grandmother, recalled. “I thought it was weird she had her pocketbook on her shoulder with the baby in her arms, and she had on gloves.” Aiken asked the woman, “Where are you going with grandmama’s baby? I just got here.”

Williams told Aiken she’d be back in 15 minutes, instead, she vanished.

Authorities say Williams falsified documents and raised the child, which she renamed Alexis Manigo, in South Carolina.

Williams was nabbed after someone gave a …read more

Source:: Black America Web

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