New details emerged from Superior Court Thursday in the trial of Tammi Smith. She is the would-be-adoptive mom accused of playing a role in the disappearance of baby Gabriel, the Valley toddler who's been missing since December 2009.
The jury has found Elizabeth Johnson guilty of conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference and unlawful imprisonment in the disappearance of her son Gabriel. Jurors couldn't reach a verdict on the most serious charge, kidnapping.
An Arizona woman awaiting sentencing for a conviction in her son's disappearance has asked a judge to release her from jail on her own recognizance.
Elizabeth Johnson's grandfather is one of the only people who's stood by her side every step of the way. The two have been in constant contact, and now he's sharing their story with you.
Judge Joseph Kreamer sentences Elizabeth Johnson, the mother of missing Gabriel Johnson, to 5.25 years in prison and 4 years probation.
Baby Gabriel's grandfather testifies in the trial of missing Gabriel's mother, Elizabeth Johnson. (09/25/2012)
Tammi Smith went before a judge today. She'll remain on probation and has been advised not to try to profit from the case. (12/07/2012)
More than 2,000 children disappear every day in the United States. These are some of the high-profile cases from over the last 80 years.
Elizabeth Johnson is charged with kidnapping and custodial interference in the case of her missing son, Gabriel Johnson, who was 8 months old when last seen in December 2009.