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Authorities ID a girl whose body was hidden in concrete in 1988 and arrest her mom and boyfriend

Associated Press

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 5-year-old girl whose body was found encased in concrete and dumped in rural Georgia woods nearly 35 years ago. Authorities told reporters Monday that the slain girl’s mother and her boyfriend at the time have been indicted on murder charges. The girl known for decades only as Baby Jane Doe was found dead in December 1988 in rural Ware County. Investigators say her remains were hidden in concrete poured inside a TV cabinet. Authorities have identified the girl as Kenyatta Odom based on DNA evidence and a critical tip. Investigators say she was killed in Albany, Georgia, more than 100 miles from where her body was found.

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