Amy Elizabeth Fleming, 60, of Dania has been arrested on a homicide cost in Francillon Pierre’s demise.
LAS VEGAS — A girl who moved to Florida from the Las Vegas space a yr after her Three-year-old mysteriously vanished greater than 30 years in the past has been arrested on a warrant charging her with killing the boy, authorities mentioned Monday.
Amy Elizabeth Fleming of Dania, Florida, was being transferred to Nevada from jail in Palm Seaside County following her Jan. 29 arrest on a homicide cost in Francillon Pierre’s demise in August 1986.
The kid has not been discovered, however North Las Vegas police Officer Eric Leavitt mentioned investigators lately obtained new witness accounts saying Fleming killed him. Leavitt declined to specify how authorities consider the kid died.
Fleming, who was 28 on the time and is now 60, and her then-fiance Lee Luster instructed police that the boy, nicknamed Yo-Yo, wandered away from them at a Saturday afternoon swap meet.
“The dad and mom have at all times been individuals of curiosity within the case,” Leavitt mentioned. “At this level, proof factors to (Fleming), however the investigation is ongoing.”
Luster, now 62, has not been charged with against the law.
Investigators questioned Fleming and Luster after the boy was reported lacking, and Leavitt mentioned they instructed police that Pierre’s father, who lived in Haiti, might have kidnapped the boy.
Leavitt mentioned the daddy was cleared as a suspect in 1986. Police at the moment are attempting to find him in Haiti, the North Las Vegas police spokesman added.
Fleming and Luster married and moved to South Florida in 1987, Leavitt mentioned, and had no current legal file.
Fleming labored at a advertising agency in Boca Raton the place she was arrested by a fugitive apprehension workforce led by U.S. marshals.
The boy was formally thought-about a lacking particular person, and the Nationwide Heart for Lacking and Exploited Kids featured him in 2011 in an age-progressed portrait exhibiting what he would possibly seem like at age 29.