Body of 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams found in landfill after 2 months of searching



SUMTER, SC (WBTW) – Sumter police say they have found the body of 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams who police say was killed by the same man that killed her mother in August.

Sumter Police Chief Russel Roark said that Adam’s body was found in a landfill in Richland County last Friday.

Roark said Daunte Johnson told investigators he killed the girl and her mother, 29-year-old Sharee Bradley, in a Sumter apartment on Aug. 5 and he dumped the girl’s body in a trash bin.

Daunte Maurice Johnson

Police from all over the state worked with experts in landfill searches with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to try to find Nevaeh Adams’ remains.

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