January 28, 2006 - Posted at 2:33 p.m. CST
ALMA, Ga. (AP) _ A three-year-old Georgia boy reported missing
by his mother has been found dead and police say she has admitted
After a two-day search, police found Ahmad King's body Thursday
on a tree farm about 15 miles from his home. They say his adoptive
mother has confessed to his murder. Investigators say 34-year-old
Mary Jane King concocted a story about the boy being kidnapped at a
Wal-Mart to cover up the killing. She had adopted the child just
Neighbors are stunned by the news, saying King was a dedicated
foster mother and that she was always really gentle.
There'll be an autopsy to determine the cause of death.