Trashanda Waytes, 9, disappeared in November 2005, one month after a judge awarded her father custody of the child. Authorities said they used a tip to track the girl to Byhalia, Miss., on Tuesday night, and her father was traveling Wednesday to Mississippi to bring his daughter home.If my name was Trashanda, I think I'd go for a fake name too.
Ron Waytes may be in for quite a shock when the two are reunited.
"She denied she was Trashanda Waytes," said David Jolley, a U.S. Marshal based in Memphis, Tenn. "She denied to officers she was the missing girl from Iowa the whole time, until her mother finally fessed up. ... Apparently the mother pressed it upon her that she follow this story — that the child go by the fake name. That's who she thought she was."
Thursday, March 01, 2007
This story caught my eye at Fox News:
Posted by Rick Moore on 3/01/2007