Body of boy found at NM Compound returned to Georgia
August 22, 2018 08:48 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The body of the boy, whose remains were discovered at a northern New Mexico compound, was flown to Georgia Wednesday, KOB 4 has learned.
His casket was on board a flight from Albuquerque to Atlanta that was scheduled to land around 9:30 p.m., Eastern Time.
Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj was reported missing in December.
Authorities say his father, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, said he was going to take Abdul-Ghani to the park, but never returned. Instead, prosecutors said Siraj Ibn Wahhaj brought Abdul-Ghani to live on a compound in Taos County.
Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and four other adults were arrested after a raid on the compound on August 3.
The adults were charged with child abuse because there were 11 children found living in squalor conditions.
More charges could be filed after the office of the medical investigator determines how Abdul-Ghani died.
Updated: August 22, 2018 08:48 PM
Created: August 22, 2018 07:50 PM
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