Adoptive mom admits to death, Birth mother wanted her grandmother to take son; blames state
Alma -- The birth mother of a 3-year-old child apparently killed by an adoptive parent said Friday that she had tried and failed to convince state welfare officials to place her son with a relative.
Shamil Rawls reacted with shock Friday after police announced that searchers had found her son's body concealed by straw off a rural county road near this south Georgia community.
A tearful Rawls, 27, said she had known that she had to give up Ahmad King, but she wanted him to ...
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