12-year-old sister of murder victim reported missing in Florida

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Murder Victim’s 12-Year-Old Sister Reportedly Missing In Florida

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Police in Florida are searching for a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing early Monday, seven months after her sister went missing and was found dead several days later, the Bradenton Herald reported.

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The Manatee County Sheriff's Office said Jalyssa Shannon left her home around 9 p.m. Sunday. Her mother, Michelle Mosley, called deputies around 1:30 a.m. when the girl did not come home, The Tampa Bay Times reported.

Jalyssa's sister, 13-year-old Janessa Shannon, was found dead in Riverview, Florida, on July 12, 2017, 10 days after she was reported missing, the Herald reported. Janessa's body was found in a nature preserve near the Riverview home of her father, Nahshon Shannon, the Times reported.

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In October 2017, Nahshon Shannon. 37. was arrested on charges of first-degree felony murder and aggravated child abuse, the Times reported.

Jalyssa is about 4-foot 11-inches tall and weighs approximately 175 pounds, sheriff’s deputies said. She has black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a black shirt and capri pants.

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