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Antoinette Davis, Shaniya Davis' Mother, To Be Charged For Sex Trafficking, Child Abuse

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:40 PM ET

Shaniya Davis

Antoinette Davis, mother of 5-year-old Shaniya Davis found dead today near Sanford, North Carolina, will face charges.

The USA Today details the initial charges expected to be filed, as well as information on an accomplice who will be charged:

Antoinette Davis, 25 is charged with human trafficking and felony child abuse. An accomplice, Andrette McNeill, 29, will face kidnapping charges. He was seen on surveillance footage carrying Shaniya at a Sanford hotel. As a result, another man who was arrested last week has been freed.

Antoinette Davis, sometimes referred to as Antoinette Nicole Davis, reported her daughter Shaniya Davis missing Tuesday morning, leading to an extensive search led by the Fayetteville, North Carolina, police.

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