The search for missing infant Quinton Simon has set its sights on a landfill in Georgia, almost two weeks after he went missing.
Quinton was reported missing from his home in Savannah on the morning of October 5.
A week later, Chatham County police said they believed 20-month-old Leilani Simon was dead, with his mother, 22-year-old Leilani Simon, being considered the ‘prime suspect’. No arrests have been made so far.
In a grim update Tuesday, officials revealed they were focusing on the landfill site where Quinton’s body was believed to have been taken away after being dumped in a dumpster, with the help of the FBI.
Investigators did not specify what evidence led to that conclusion.
“We know this will be a physically, mentally and emotionally demanding job for our investigators and team,” said Chatham County Police Chief Jeff Hadley. I want justice for Quinton.”
Quinton Simon’s babysitter revealed strange texts sent before disappearance
17:25 , Andrea White
Quinton Simon’s babysitter said last week she received a rare text message the morning he disappeared from his home in Savannah.
In an interview with WSAV on October 10, the babysitter said she was surprised to receive a message the morning Quentin went missing saying she didn’t need to take care of Quinton and his brother.
“I got a text this morning saying they won’t be here and won’t be babysitting on 5.29 [a.m.]Diana McCarta expressed her surprise at the seemingly last-minute decision.
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Babysitter reveals strange texts before Quinton Simon’s disappearance
Quinton’s body believed to be in landfill
17:04 , Megan Sheets
Authorities provided a tragic update Tuesday into the search for missing 20-month-old Quinton Simon, revealing he is believed to be buried in a landfill.
Chatham County Police Chief Jeff Hadley said at a press conference that Quinton’s body was believed to have been dumped at some point after he went missing on Oct. 5 before being taken to a landfill. Told.
“I know this will be a physically, mentally and emotionally demanding job for investigators and teams,” Hadley said of the narrowed-down search.
“Like everyone else, we want justice for Quinton.”
“We, along with our law enforcement partners, are heartbroken about this process,” FBI Supervised Senior Resident Agent Will Clark said at a press conference.
“We didn’t want to end at this point. But the evidence got us here,” he added.
“This won’t be quick,” Clark said. “It’s not going to be easy and the results are uncertain.”
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