Kamiyah Mobley writes letter in support of sentence reduction request for woman who kidnapped, raised her
Gloria Williams, who admitted to taking newborn Kamiyah Mobley from a Jacksonville hospital in 1998, is once again asking for a reduced sentence in her kidnapping case. And this time, Mobley is lobbying the judge on behalf of Williams, who raised her under a false identity.
Kamiyah Mobley’s father says he’s ready to meet daughter’s kidnapper SECOND ONE
Kamiyah Mobley’s father says he’s ready to meet daughter’s kidnapper SECOND ONEPublished: September 3, 2020, 11:16 pmNow that some time has passed, Aiken feels he’s ready to visit his daughter’s kidnapper in prison to ask her questions about Mobley’s upbringing.
Lifetime’s Kamiyah Mobley movie debuts Saturday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The story of Kamiyah Mobley, the Jacksonville girl kidnapped as a newborn and raised by her abductor under an assumed identity, will premiere before a national television audience this weekend. Produced by ABC News journalist Robin Roberts, “Stolen By My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley Story” chronicles Mobley’s extraordinary life. It will be followed by Roberts’ interview with Mobley, who is now 21 years old. Despite being reunited with her biological mother, Shanara, life as Mobley knew it was turned upside down. Starring in the film are actresses Niecy Nash (Williams), Rayven Ferrell (Kamiyah) and Ta’Rhonda Jones (Shanara).
Community helps search 2 neighborhoods for missing 5-year-old
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Two words can strike fear in the heart of any community: missing child. VIDEO: Community gathers to search for missing 5-year-oldPHOTOS: Investigators, volunteers search for missing girlTIMELINE: Key events in the search for missing Jacksonville girlRELATED: What we know about Taylor's family"It's a child, and we love the kids, and all of us are mothers and grandmothers here," said Kim Davis, who was helping search near the original scene in Brentwood. "I have 12 grandchildren and 10 of them are girls, and that really hurt me to see that baby missing. This is our community.Misty Townsend said she came out to help search because the last time she got an Amber Alert in her area, she didn't. That's all we can do is pray.RIGHT NOW: Crews are taking down the command post in Brentwood where theyve been searching for 5 year old Taylor Williams.
Appeals court denies reduced sentence for Kamiyah Mobley's kidnapper
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A woman convicted of kidnapping a newborn baby from a Jacksonville hospital over 20 years ago tried to convince an appeals court to reduce her 18-year sentence. The appeals court agreed with the attorneys, finding that there is no arguable issue for reversal of Williams' sentence, and adding that her arguments were meritless and the sentence was lawful. I am your mother Kamiyah! The girl abducted nearly two decades ago, now a young woman raised under a false identity, has formally changed her name back to Kamiyah. Kamiyah had hoped the court would impose a lenient sentence on the woman who raised her, but remained far away during the sentencing.