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Child's Body Found in Burning Car

Child's Body Found in Burning Car
Posted Friday, February 28th 2014 @ 4pm

A woman was charged with murder, after Alabaster police rolled up on a burning car on Hwy. 119, and found the remains of a child inside.  Police arrested 22-year old Sommer Wilford of Maylene.  Authorities believe the child was the woman's 19-month old son, Jayden.  Wilford is charged with reckless murder.  The circumstances surrounding the child's death remain under investigation.  Wilford is being held at the Shelby County Jail on $300-thousand dollars bond.   "We are all saddened by the senseless death of this child, and our thoughts and prayers go out to the family,"  Alabaster Police Chief Curtis Rigney said in a statement.

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