DNA tests have confirmed the 18-year-old's identity.
Officials arrested 51-year-old Gloria Williams in connection with the abduction. 'We have victim's advocates up there, she has a lot to process, a lot to think about'.
That changed this week, when on Thursday night authorities confirmed Kamiyah's identity after they were led to her by a series of leads beginning late previous year, Sheriff Williams said. I always felt she would find us.
"Right off the bat, they requested some documents".
"They were elated. they were overwhelmed with emotion", Sheriff Williams said. Investigators are continuing to talk with the extended family. "We gave them office space, whatever they needed".
Authorities on Friday also did not reveal a motive as to why Gloria Williams allegedly kidnapped the girl, saying that they are at the beginning stages of a complicated investigation. Those warrants were reviewed and signed by a Walterboro city judge. Authorities searched well beyond Jacksonville's borders, but solid leads were elusive. Williams was taken into custody and is being held locally.
Officials are announcing the details at a noon news conference at the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
Crime Scene Units remained on-scene at Williams' residence hours after her arrest. It is now up to Mobley to decide if she wants to contact her biological parents since she is now an adult.
Kamiyah Mobley was taken from a Jacksonville hospital by a woman posing as a nurse.
Grainy surveillance footage shows a woman leaving the Jacksonville University Medical Centre hospital with the infant.
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