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  • Man wanted in fatal shooting added to Top 10 Most Wa...

    Friday Sep 14 | via WTOC-TV Savannah 

    The Clayton County Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection to a fatal shooting in Jonesboro on Friday and they've added his name to their Top 10 Most Wanted list. Joshua Doyle Holmes, 26, is being sought in connection to the shooting death of Javier Woods at a home on the 700 block of Pointe South Parkway.

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  • The Latest: Dad, partner plead not guilty in compoun...

    Sunday Sep 2 | via WDUN-AM Gainesville 

    The Latest on a remote New Mexico desert compound where 11 children were found living in filth and the body of a boy was discovered : The father of a child found dead in a filthy New Mexico compound earlier this month has pleaded not guilty to new charges of child abuse resulting in death. The dead boy's father, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj , and his partner Jany Leveille, who also is charged with the same crime, remained silent in court as the new charges were read.

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  • FBI arrests five from New Mexico compound on firearm...

    Saturday Sep 1 | via Daily Mail 

    The arrests were on charges of firearms and conspiracy - as local prosecutors recently dropped charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy at the property Deadlines loomed in state court next week to show evidence backing up charges of child abuse resulting in a death Those charges were dropped in lieu of taking the case to a grand jury set to convene in late September The FBI on Friday arrested five former residents of a ramshackle compound in New Mexico on firearms and conspiracy charges as local prosecutors dropped charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy at the property. He said seeking indictments will allow more time to gather and analyze evidence, and enable his office to avoid calling juveniles from the compound as witnesses in court.

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    Related Topix: Taos, NM, Taos County, NM

  • FBI arrests 5 from New Mexico compound on firearms c...

    Friday Aug 31 | via Yahoo! 

    In this Aug. 29, 2018, file photo, Jany Leveille, from left, with her attorney Kelly Golightley, and Siraj Ibn Wahhaj with attorney Tom Clark listen to the prosecutor during a hearing on a motion to dismiss in the Taos County Courthouse. Federal prosecutors say the FBI has arrested five former residents, including Leveille and Wahhaj, of a ramshackle compound in northern New Mexico on firearms and conspiracy charges as local prosecutors dropped charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy at the property.

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  • The Latest: 3 New Mexico compound defendants released

    Thursday Aug 30 | via KTMF 

    New Mexico forensic investigators announced Thursday, ... . FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2018, file photo, is a makeshift living compound in Amalia, N.M. Prosecutors seeking to keep two men and three women jailed on child-abuse charges in northern New Mexico now say they seized a documen... .

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    Related Topix: Taos, NM, Amalia, NM, Taos County, NM

  • Dad of dead 3-year-old at New Mexico compound, partn...

    Wednesday Aug 29 | via The Mississippi Press 

    The father of a 3-year-old boy found dead in a filthy New Mexico compound and his partner pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges of child abuse resulting in death after lesser charges were dismissed against them and other members of their extended family as the result of a deadline missed by prosecutors. The dead boy's father, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj , and his partner Jany Leveille remained silent as pleas were entered by a judge on their behalf.

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  • Father Pleads Not Guilty in Death of Toddler Found i...

    Wednesday Aug 29 | via Time 

    The father of a 3-year-old boy found dead in a filthy New Mexico compound and his partner pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges of child abuse resulting in death after lesser charges were dismissed against them and other members of their extended family as the result of a deadline missed by prosecutors. The dead boy's father, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj , and his partner Jany Leveille remained silent as pleas were entered by a judge on their behalf.

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  • Charges dismissed against 3 in New Mexico compound case

    Wednesday Aug 29 | via KNOE-TV Monroe 

    The Latest on a remote New Mexico desert compound where 11 children were found living in filth and the body of a boy was discovered : The father of a child found dead in a filthy New Mexico compound earlier this month has pleaded not guilty to new charges of child abuse resulting in death. The dead boy's father, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, and his partner Jany Leveille, who also is charged with the same crime, remained silent in court as the new charges were read.

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  • Dad, partner plead not guilty in toddler's...

    Wednesday Aug 29 | via KRQE Albuquerque 

    The father of a 3-year-old boy found dead in a filthy New Mexico compound and his partner pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges of child abuse resulting in death after lesser charges were dismissed against them and other members of their extended family as the result of a deadline missed by prosecutors. The dead boy's father, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj , and his partner Jany Leveille remained silent as pleas were entered by a judge on their behalf.

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  • The Latest: Dad, partner plead not guilty in compoun...

    Wednesday Aug 29 | via WFTV Orlando 

    The Latest on a remote New Mexico desert compound where 11 children were found living in filth and the body of a boy was discovered : Authorities have confirmed three of the defendants arrested on child neglect charges in the New Mexico compound case have been released from jail after a judge dismissed charges against them due to a missed deadline by prosecutors. The Taos County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Lucas Morton, Subhannah Wahhaj and Hujrah Wahhaj left the jail late Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Father, Partner Plead Not Guilty in Compound Death; ...

    Wednesday Aug 29 | via KAAL-TV Austin 

    The Latest on a remote New Mexico desert compound where 11 children were found living in filth and the body of a boy was discovered : 2:45 p.m. The father of a child found dead in a filthy New Mexico compound earlier this month has pleaded not guilty to new charges of child abuse resulting in death. The dead boy's father, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj , and his partner Jany Leveille, who also is charged with the same crime, remained silent in court as the new charges were read.

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  • 3 from New Mexico compound could be freed as charges...

    Wednesday Aug 29 | via Fairfield Citizen-News 

    In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, file photo defendant Siraj Ibn Wahhaj sits in court in Taos, N.M., during a detention hearing. New Mexico forensic investigators announced Thursday, Aug. 16, that a highly decomposed body found at a desert compound in New Mexico has been identified as a missing Georgia boy with severe disabilities.

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    Related Topix: Taos, NM, Amalia, NM

  • Georgia sheriff arrests ex-deputy who wants to unsea...

    Tuesday Aug 28 | via Fox 23 

    JONESBORO, Ga. - A Georgia sheriff had a potential rival for his job arrested on charges of filing false documentation and violation of oath of office.

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  • Muslim extremist couple charged with child abuse for...

    Saturday Aug 25 | via Daily Mail 

    'Muslim extremist' couple are charged with child abuse and they could face life in prison for neglecting to give disabled three-year-old boy medication for his seizures, 'resulting in the child's death' Cops raided the New Mexico desert compound that they called home where 11 children were found starving and living in squalor Friday charges say the couple neglected to give the severely disabled child his medication needed to treat his seizures Prosecutors say that the child died late December 2017 during a religious 'ruqya' ritual where the Quran was read out to cast out demonic spirits The father and step-mother of Abdul-ghani Wahhaj, 3, have been charged with child abuse after neglecting to give toddler medicine needed to treat his seizures The father and stepmother of the three-year-old boy whose remains were found at a ramshackle compound have been charged with child abuse, and they ... (more)

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  • Prosecutors say boy denied medication at New Mexico ...

    Friday Aug 24 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer 

    Prosecutors on Friday charged the father and stepmother of a 3-year-old boy whose body was found at a ramshackle compound in northern New Mexico with child abuse charges that can carry a penalty of life in prison. Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and his partner Jany Leveille are accused of failing to provide medication to a son of Wahhaj's who had a severe medical condition that was well known to the family, according to charges of child abuse resulting in death and conspiracy to commit child abuse filed by the district attorney's office in Taos.

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  • World news in brief

    Aug 16, 2018 | via Recorder 

    New Mexico forensic investigators announced Thursday that a highly decomposed body found at a desert compound in New Mexico has been identified as a missing Georgia boy whose father is accused of kidnapping him and performing purification rituals on the severely disabled child. Authorities believe the boy, Abdul-ghani died in February, when he was 3 and buried in an underground tunnel at makeshift compound in northern New Mexico.

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    Related Topix: World News, Italy, Genoa, Italy

  • Remains found in New Mexico desert tunnel are missin...

    Aug 16, 2018 | via WXMI-TV Grand Rapids 

    Forensic investigators said Thursday they identified the remains of a Georgia boy whose father is accused of abducting him and performing purification rituals on the child as he died at a remote New Mexico desert compound. The cause of the child's death remained unknown.

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  • Remains found at New Mexico compound are missing boy...

    Aug 16, 2018 | via CBS News 

    New Mexico forensic investigators announced Thursday that a highly decomposed body found at a desert compound in New Mexico has been identified as a missing Georgia boy whose father is Authorities believe the boy, Abdul-ghani Wahhaj, died in February when he was 3 and buried in an underground tunnel at a makeshift compound in northern New Mexico. He had been reported missing in December from Jonesboro, Georgia, near Atlanta.

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  • Remains Of Child Found At New Mexico 'Jihadi' Compou...

    Aug 16, 2018 | via The Daily Caller 

    Authorities have confirmed on Thursday that the remains of a child found at a New Mexico "jihadi" compound are those of a missing Georgia boy. The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator confirmed that the remains were those of Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, according to the Associated Press .

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  • Clayton County Middle school teacher charged with mo...

    Aug 15, 2018 | via WSB-TV 

    CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - A Clayton County middle school teacher has been arrested and charged with molesting a student at school.

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