2nd arrest in disappearance of UFC fighter’s stepdaughter

Reddish-brown police have captured a second man in the vanishing of a UFC heavyweight contender’s stepdaughter.

Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes told The Associated Press by email Saturday that 35-year-old Antwain Shamar Fisher of Montgomery has been accused of first-degree grabbing in the vanishing a month ago of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard.

Fisher was captured Friday and booked Saturday into the Lee County Jail, Hughes told the Opelika-Auburn News and WRBL-TV.

Blanchard, whose stepfather is UFC member Walt Harris of metro Birmingham, was most recently seen Oct. 23 at an accommodation store in Auburn.

Her dark Honda CRV was discovered relinquished in excess of 50 miles (90 kilometers) away at a high rise in Montgomery, Alabama. Reddish police Detective Josh Mixon said Blanchard’s blood was found in the vehicle, and it showed up she had endured dangerous damage.

Mixon affirmed that comfort store video film demonstrated a man purchasing a refreshment investigate at Blanchard. He said tipsters later distinguished the man as Ibraheem Yazeed, 29, and a man at the store told agents he saw Yazeed power Blanchard into her vehicle and drive away.

Examiners told a Lee County judge that a male’s DNA was found in Blanchard’s vehicle, and the judge requested Yazeed on Wednesday to present a DNA test.

Lee County District Judge Russell Bush denied bond for Yazeed, who likewise is accused of capturing.

Shrubbery said the body of evidence against Yazeed can continue to a great jury.

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