Second suspect in Blanchard kidnapping granted $50,000 bond

Second suspect in Blanchard kidnapping granted $50,000 bond
Fisher appeared before Lee County Judge Steven Speak Monday and was denied bond. Speak set Fisher’s preliminary hearing for Dec. 18 at 9 a.m. (Source: Sara Palczewski)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - We are learning more details on the involvement of the second suspect charged in the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard.

According to an arrest affidavit, Antwon “Squirmy” Fisher provided transportation to another suspect, Ibraheem Yazeed, and disposed of evidence.

Fisher appeared before Lee County Judge Steven Speakman Monday and was initially denied bond. A court order filed later in the day indicated the court granted the defense’s motion to set bond, and the court set bond at $50,000.

Speakman set Fisher’s preliminary hearing for Dec. 18 at 9 a.m.

Fisher appeared before Lee County Judge Steven Speak Monday and was denied bond. Speak set Fisher’s preliminary hearing for Dec. 18 at 9 a.m.
Fisher appeared before Lee County Judge Steven Speak Monday and was denied bond. Speak set Fisher’s preliminary hearing for Dec. 18 at 9 a.m. (Source: Sara Palczewski)
Blanchard's father sits in the courtroom during FIsher's first appearance.
Blanchard's father sits in the courtroom during FIsher's first appearance. (Source: Sara Palczewski)

In 2004, Fisher and another man were arrested for capital murder in the robbery and shooting death of Amy Rawls in Montgomery. He pleaded guilty to felony murder in that case. According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, after his murder conviction Fisher served one year, 11 months and 28 days in prison.

Fisher was arrested Friday and charged in connection with the Blanchard case. He remains in the Lee County Jail.

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Yazeed was arrested on Nov. 7 and charged with kidnapping Blanchard.

Blanchard has been missing since Oct. 23. She was last seen at a convenience store in Auburn.

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