Police Release Name Of 10-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Trash Bin

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

UPDATE: LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The father and stepmother of a 10-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash can at a metro Atlanta apartment complex have been charged with murder.

Gwinnett County police said in a statement that a man called 911 at 3:43 a.m. Saturday and said he was suicidal. He also said his daughter drank some type of chemical and was dead.

The man pointed officers responding to the call to a trash can at the complex, where they found the badly burned body of a child.

The victim has been identified as Emani Moss. The father, Eman Moss, and the stepmother, Tiffany Moss, are both charged with felony murder, cruelty to children in the first degree, and concealing a body.

Both are being held at the Gwinnett County Detention Center.


Gwinnett County, GA - Police have arrested the father and step-mother of a 10-year-old girl found dead Saturday in a trash bin.

Officers in Gwinnett County, GA discovered her Saturday morning in this apartment complex after a 911 call.

They say the caller was suicidal and told dispatchers his daughter was dead.

Police believe the girl's body was burned.

The incident is still under investigation.

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