The mother of a missing 3-year-old was arrested Wednesday on a charge of interference with child custody after she became uncooperative with a Child Protective Services investigation into the girl's welfare.
Authorities searching for the 3-year-old have found a body buried in the backyard of a Bryan home where the child lived.
Bryan police aren't identifying the remains found Friday night but say they're consistent with the size of a young child. Police say the decomposing body has been sent for an autopsy. No charges have been filed yet in connection to the body's discovery.
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Police believe Rayven Shields was last seen in mid-June. Police began the search this week after her mother, Virginia Ann Adams, became uncooperative with a Child Protective Services investigation into Shields' welfare.
Adams, 35, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of interference with child custody. She remained jailed Sunday on $75,000 bond. Jail records didn't list an attorney for her.