TIMELINE OF EVENTS: KAMILLE MCKINNEY’S DISAPPEARANCE, DISCOVERY

By WVUA 23 Reporter Amanda Hull

THE LATEST: Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Car officially files capital murder charges against Stallworth and Brown in McKinney’s death. Both will be held without bond in the Jefferson County Jail.

  • Saturday, Oct. 12, 8:30 p.m.: Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney went missing from Tom Brown Village housing, where she was attending a birthday party. Birmingham Police issued an Amber Alert later that night.
  • Sunday, Oct. 13: Patrick Stallworth, 39, and 29-year-old Derick Irisha Brown were taken into custody on unrelated charges.
  • Monday, Oct. 14: Police issue a multi-state Amber Alert and announce the FBI and US Marshall Services are assisting in the search.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 15: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issues a $5,000 reward for information leading to McKinney.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 16: Birmingham Police search an apartment complex on Jefferson Avenue in Birmingham, but the search comes up empty. The reward for finding McKinney increases to $25,000, and Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith offered safe passage to the perpetrator if they brought McKinney safely to a hospital, police or fire department.
  • Thursday, Oct. 17: Police conducted a routine search of the housing complex where McKinney was last seen, and released Stallworth from jail on a $500,000 bond. Brown had her bond from another case revoked, and continued to stay in jail.
  • Friday, Oct. 18: Police released video in an attempt to identify those in the video. Stallworth and Brown denied any involvement in the kidnapping.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 22: Police find remains of a child they believed to be McKinney in a landfill. She’d been placed in a Dumpster near Woodside Condominiums. Stallworth was placed back in jail, and police filed capital murder and kidnapping charges against Stallworth and Brown.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 23: An autopsy reveals the body found at the landfill is indeed that of McKinney.
  • Thursday, Oct. 24: Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Car officially files capital murder charges against Stallworth and Brown in McKinney’s death. Both will be held without bond in the Jefferson County Jail.
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