7 Week Old Aniston Walker Missing Since 1/9/14 in Memphis, TN (Update: Mother, Andrea Walker, Charged with Neglect & Child Abuse)
7 week old Aniston Walker has been missing since Thursday, January 9, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee as she went missing under suspicious circumstances from her home. According to the mother of the missing infant, 33 year old Andrea Walker said she left the baby at home with her 3 year old son while she took her 5 year old son to school on Thursday. She claims that when she returned, the baby was gone, but the 3-year-old was still in the house. Hmm?
Aniston Walker was reported missing Thursday morning, and police have been using cadaver dogs to search homes, backyards and a pond in the neighborhood where she lived with her mother and two siblings. Friday’s search proved fruitless. Police were resuming the search for a third day Saturday.
UPDATE I: Investigators Find no Trace of Missing Baby.
After nearly two full days of searching, investigators still have no sign of missing 7-week-old Aniston Walker.
Detectives focused their investigation Friday on a lake, located behind the house where Aniston was last seen. They also spent Friday afternoon searching the home of Aniston’s father.
Memphis Police Department Director Toney Armstrong revealed information about their investigation during a news conference Friday afternoon (VIDEO).
Director Armstrong confirmed his crews are also still focusing on the area surrounding the house on 5604 Falling Bark Drive in Memphis.
UPDATE II: According to the Memphis Police, Andrea Walker, the mother of a missing infant has been charged with abuse and neglect, and is still considered a suspect in the child’s disappearance.
The mother of a missing infant has been charged with abuse and neglect, according to to the Memphis police chief, and is still considered a suspect in the child’s disappearance. Andrea Walker, 33, told police that she left 7-week-old daughter Aniston with her 3-year-old son while she took her 5-year-old to school.
The child was reported missing some time after she returned home.
“[Walker] has not been as forthcoming as we wish that she would,” Armstrong said. “Realistically, 7-week-old kids don’t mysteriously disappear without some circumstances behind it.”
Mother & Suspect, Andrea Walker (Left) and 7-Week Old Aniston Walker (Rt)
Police suspended the search for 7-week-old Aniston Walker Saturday evening. Although, the investigation into the baby’s disappearance continues.
Investigators used a large number of resources, including cadaver dogs and heavy machinery, searching for the infant after a City Watch was issued Thursday. The mother, Andrea Walker, 33, was arrested on child abuse and neglect charges.