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Judge drops charge against 2nd man in Aniah Blanchard case

Aniah Blanchard
Auburn Police Department

An Alabama judge has dismissed a kidnapping charge against one of the three men arrested in the disappearance of a UFC heavyweight fighter’s stepdaughter who was later found slain.

A Lee County judge dismissed the charge Tuesday against 35-year-old Antwain Shamar Fisher in the case of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. A motion presented by the assistant district attorney said an investigation revealed Fisher was not present during Blanchard's abduction.

Twenty-nine-year-old Ibraheem Yazeed is charged with capital murder-kidnapping. David Lee Johnson Jr. is charged with hindering prosecution. Blanchard was last seen Oct. 23 in Auburn, Alabama. Her remains were found weeks later.

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