A North Carolina teen disappears in Baltimore. Now 16 months later, there’s a break in the case. The last person to see her alive is charged with killing her.
Hours after learning of the arrest in Phylicia Barnes’ murder, her family is reacting.
A city police detective took matters into his own hands when his teenage daughter went missing. The department says he used his badge to search homes without permission. Now he’s been yanked from his duties.
A bill aimed at improving coordination between law enforcement and community groups when a child disappears has passed Maryland’s House and Senate.
The family of murdered teenager Phylicia Barnes is working to ensure she didn’t die in vain. They’re pushing for a new Maryland law to improve searches.
A state delegate from Baltimore is proposing the creation of a plan that would kick in whenever a Maryland child goes missing.
It’s one year ago exactly since 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes disappeared. Her family continues to search for answers.
Maryland State Police say they’ve made progress in the investigation of the killing of a North Carolina teen who went missing while visiting Baltimore.
Court records show that Barnes’ older sister applied for a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend Michael Johnson– the last person to see Barnes alive.
There’s startling new information in the Phylicia Barnes murder investigation. FBI agents pointed to a child pornography investigation as they tried to gain access to Phylicia’s Facebook and email accounts.
The monthslong search for a missing North Carolina teenager may have ended tragically with the discovery of her body in a Maryland river, but those who searched for Phylicia Barnes want to preserve the network they built up and draw more awareness for all missing persons cases.
Family and friends are working to keep alive the memory of a North Carolina teen whose body was found in a Maryland river months after her disappearance.