Woman who vanished as a baby 24 years ago discovers her true identity

PHOENIX, Arizona (WPVI) -- A nearly 24-year-old mystery involving a baby who disappeared has finally been solved.

KTRK-TV reports, Aleacia Stancil was nine months old when she disappeared in Arizona in 1994.

Her mother was a drug user and prostitute and said she gave her daughter to a friend for a few days to clear her head.

The baby disappeared and the mom was murdered that same year.
Stancil recently checked herself into a hospital but couldn't give information about herself.

A nurse went online and found an age progression photo of the missing girl and a DNA test later confirmed her identity.

Stancil had been adopted and now goes by a different name.

She was reunited with her biological grandmother and is now reconnecting with her family.


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