Mom of Missing Memphis 7-Week-Old Out on Bond
Updated: Friday, February 7 2014, 10:25 AM CST
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UPDATE: (AP) - A Memphis mother charged in the disappearance of her 7-week-old daughter has been released from jail.
Leslie Ballin, the lawyer for Andrea Walker, says Walker has been released on $250,000 bond.
Walker has pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated child abuse or neglect in the disappearance of her daughter, Aniston Walker.
The baby was reported missing Jan. 9, and police could not find the girl during a search lasting three days.
Police said Walker told them she left the baby at home with her 3-year-old son while she took her 5-year-old son to school. She said that when she returned home, the baby was gone, but the 3-year-old was still there.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- The Memphis mother of a 7-week-old baby is now considered a suspect in the disappearance of her child according to police. 33-year-old Andrea Walker was charged today with two counts of aggravated child abuse and two counts of aggravated neglect.
The Memphis Police Department issued the charges one day after baby Aniston Walker was reported missing by her mother. The mother stated she left the child with another person yesterday morning to take another child to school. aWhen she came back, the infant was missing.
According to updates from Fox 13 Memphis reporters, police are focusing on a lake behind the child's home and say the mother is not being as cooperative as they would like.