Ariz. police to begin searching landfill for girl

Jerice Hunter reacts as judge Monica Garfinkel explains the charges against her and that she is a flight risk, being a suspect in a possible homicide, during Hunter's first court appearance at the 4th Avenue Jail in Phoenix on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2011. Hunter is the mother of Jhessye Shockley, who went missing several weeks ago. She was arrested on a felony count of child abuse Monday, more than five weeks after she reported her daughter Jhessye Shockley missing. (AP Photo/Deidre Hamill, Pool)

February 6, 2012 8:45:07 AM PST
Police have started searching a landfill south of Phoenix for the body of a 5-year-old Arizona girl who has been missing for more than four months and who authorities now believe is dead.