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Stepfather Charged In Connection To Missing 2 Year Old

He was charged with unlawful disposal of remains.

Posted: Sep 27, 2021 11:29 AM
Updated: Sep 27, 2021 4:09 PM

BATON ROUGE, La. - Philip Gardner reported his stepdaughter, Nevaeh Allen, missing on Friday afternoon.

The Louisiana State Police canceled the Level II Endangered/Missing Child Advisory that was issued on behalf of the Baton Rouge Police Department for Nevaeh Allen.

NBC-affiliate WVLA reports Nevaeh Allen’s body has been found in Hancock County in Mississippi. The Baton Rouge Police Department reports an autopsy will be performed and will determine the cause of death.

Officials spent three days, trying to piece together what happened. Gardner was arrested yesterday.

He was charged with unlawful disposal of remains.

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