Missing 5-year-old from Columbus found dead in Russell County; suspect in custody

(Source: Columbus Police Department)
Published: Dec. 14, 2021 at 7:35 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 14, 2021 at 12:16 PM EST
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RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Russell County Sheriff’s Office confirms a child reported missing from Columbus has been found dead and a suspect is in custody.

Monday morning, Columbus police issued a critical missing person alert for 5-year-old Kamarie Holland. She was reportedly last seen on Bowman Street. Later that evening, the alert was canceled - no further details were released.

The Russell County Coroner’s Office pronounced Kamarie dead at 11:15 p.m. Monday.

37-year-old Jeremy Tremaine Williams was charged with capital murder in connection to the case.

The Russell County Sheriff’s Office shared additional information about the incident during a press conference on Tuesday morning.

A GoFundMe has been created to support the family during this difficult time. Click HERE to donate.

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