URGENT: Girl, 5, Missing After Mother Found Slain In S.C. Apartment, Police Say


SUMTER, SC – A 5-year-old is missing after their mother was found killed inside their apartment early this evening.

A suspect, Daunte Maurice Johnson, 28, who was seen fleeing the residence, is now in custody. It is unclear what, if any, role he might have with the missing girl.

The girl, Nevaha Lashy Adams is described as 4 feet 3 inches, tall weighs about 50 lbs. She has braided black hair with colored beads.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately, the Sumter Police Department at (803) 436-2700 or your nearest law enforcement agency.

Police were called after 6 p.m. today (Monday) after the body of Sharee Bradley, 29, was found by a family member inside her Lantana Apartments residence.

Family members have been notified by the Sumter County Coroner’s Office. An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday.

Information can also be given anonymously by calling CrimeStoppers at (803) 436-2718 or 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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