Baby missing for 5 days found alive under bed!

Published 9 years ago by: Neoblazers
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at 03:10 PM, 5/11/2009 (9 years ago)

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 Shocked  A baby missing for five days was found alive and well under her baby sitter's bed, and Florida authorities said Thursday they plan to charge the sitter, her husband and the child's mother.

Investigators found 7-month-old Shannon Dedrick in a box tucked under a bed surrounded by items intended to hide the child at Susan Elizabeth Baker's home near Chipley, a rural Panhandle town, Washington County Sheriff Bobby Haddock said in an interview early Thursday. The baby was placed in protective custody.

"Statistically speaking this should not have ever happened, that we found this child alive, especially after so many days. Time was against us," Haddock said.

Shannon was taken to a hospital but appeared healthy, Haddock said.

"It was very emotional for us, because once we got her to the hospital, we called our wives and every one of us was crying. Grown men crying. It's just such a relief," he said. "We've had missing children cases in the past, but nothing like this."

Haddock said deputies were working to charge Baker, her husband James Arthur Baker and the child's mother, Chrystina Lynn Mercer. He wouldn't provide details about the possible charges or say how they believe the mother was involved, but said more information would be released later Thursday. Authorities don't believe the child's father, James Russell Dedrick Jr., was involved but the case is still under investigation, Haddock said. He said Susan Baker and the father are related.

Haddock confirmed that Baker was the Susan Elizabeth Baker cited in court records as being convicted of assault in South Carolina in 1987, and questioned but not indicted in 2000 for a 3-year-old child's disappearance, also in 1987. He confirmed that Baker wrote an e-mail to Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's office in August, pleading for the governor to help Shannon Dedrick.

"And my response is, 'We saved the child, Ms. Baker," Haddock said.

Court documents released Wednesday showed that child welfare workers in Florida began looking into allegations Shannon was being abused less than two weeks after she was born.

Her parents reported her missing around 11 a.m. Saturday. They told authorities that they had not seen her since about 3 a.m.

About 100 law enforcement agents and others scoured the woods around the couple's home, Haddock said. Investigators contacted the Bakers again on Wednesday and they allowed them into their home, Haddock said.

"They gave us consent to search the home and found the baby in a box under a bed, with stuff pushed around the box to hide the baby," he said.


Glory be to God almighty who never sleeps nor slumbers........

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sexy20s at 03:47 PM, 5/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Eh! poster @naija pals. jazz. This is obvious that this story can`t be true. Do you want to tell me that the baby has been feeding from heaven?Or the baby really enjoyed staying under the bed for 5days and never cried out for food? or help. This is baby and not  a switched off handset do you realize that?
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black_samurai at 06:28 PM, 5/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Exactly what i was thinking..... How come the baby never cried?

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neossha at 07:36 PM, 5/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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hmmmmmmmmm
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Sheenor at 01:05 AM, 6/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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bad.

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NKEMJOU at 02:21 AM, 6/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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na wwa oh
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Toks-E at 02:55 AM, 6/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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shameless parents

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blings_is_back at 02:42 PM, 6/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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fake story....... the baby even look like dull sef
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bali4real at 02:38 PM, 7/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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the baby sef does not look real.see as ibbe like the babydolls.
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cyril4christ at 11:54 PM, 7/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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DEFERENTS LIE STORIES FULL HERE IN NP.......................
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blings_is_back at 12:48 PM, 9/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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no be small thing........everybody wan turn to reporter
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cyril4christ at 05:12 PM, 9/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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ONE DAY THEM GO SAY THEM SEE ONE MAN WEYY UES LEG DEY GO HEAVEN
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onuorahuchenna at 01:06 AM, 10/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Quote from: cyril4christ on 05:12 PM,  9/11/2009
ONE DAY THEM GO SAY THEM SEE ONE MAN WEYY UES LEG DEY GO HEAVEN

HAHA NOY U NO WEL AT ALL.
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onuorahuchenna at 01:12 AM, 10/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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POSTER THIS IS STUPID STORY, WHO DO YOU THINK YOU CAN DECIEVE WITH THIS BULLSHIT? (1) ARE YOU TELLING US THAT THE BABY IS DUMB? (2) DOES IT MEAN THAT THE BABY ISN`T HUNGRY FOR THAT YOUR 5DAYS? (3) AND THIS PICTURE ISN`T A REALLY HUMAN BEING BUT DOLL BABY...
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blings_is_back at 02:25 PM, 10/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Quote from: cyril4christ on 05:12 PM,  9/11/2009
ONE DAY THEM GO SAY THEM SEE ONE MAN WEYY UES LEG DEY GO HEAVEN

no be lie my guy...... one day dem go talk am oh
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cyril4christ at 03:46 PM, 10/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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NA SO BC THE LIES IS TOO MUCH HERE IN NP........................
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blings_is_back at 06:15 PM, 10/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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lol..........
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cyril4christ at 12:02 AM, 11/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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why re u laff na abi lie i dey talk...............
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onuorahuchenna at 12:16 AM, 11/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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U NO GO SUPPRISE DE DAY WEY DEM GO TELL U SAY I DON BECOME NAIJA PRESIDO.
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Toks-E at 01:36 AM, 14/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Quote from: onuorahuchenna on 12:16 AM, 11/11/2009
U NO GO SUPPRISE DE DAY WEY DEM GO TELL U SAY I DON BECOME NAIJA PRESIDO.

 Shocked Shocked  Grin Grin

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