Suspects in Kamille 'Cupcake' McKinney murder indicted on federal kidnapping charges

Patrick Stallworth (left) and Derick Brown (right)

Kamille, 3, was reported missing from a birthday party in Birmingham in October 2019.

Posted: Jul 29, 2020 12:18 PM

A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted two suspects for kidnapping and conspiracy to kidnap Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney from Birmingham.

Separate indictments charge Patrick Devone Stallworth, 40, and Derick Irisha Brown, 29, each with one count of kidnapping and one count of conspiracy to kidnap a minor victim.

Kamille, 3, was reported missing from a birthday party in Birmingham in October 2019. Her remains were found 10 days later at a landfill. Investigators said she died by asphyxiation the same day she was kidnapped on Oct. 12, 2019.

A statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Alabama says “If proven that death resulted from the charges alleged in the indictments, Stallworth and Brown, would face a minimum sentence of life in prison, or death.”

Stallworth and Brown are charged in Jefferson County with capital murder.

You can read the full statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office below:

A federal grand jury today indicted two persons for kidnapping and conspiracy to kidnap a minor victim, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp, Jr.

Separate indictments filed in U.S. District Court charge Patrick Devone Stallworth, 40, and Derick Irisha Brown a/k/a Quentesa Jackson, 29, each with one count of kidnapping and one count of conspiracy to kidnap a minor victim arising out of events which occurred in October 2019.

“This case is an excellent example of the seamless cooperation and coordination by federal agencies and our state and local partners,” Escalona said. “Federal law enforcement stands ready to assist whenever our help is needed.”

“The kidnapping of a child is one of a parent’s biggest fears.” First Assistant United States Attorney Lloyd C. Peeples said. “Despite their best efforts, federal, state, and local law enforcement were not able to bring the 3-year old victim home to her family. However, we hope that today’s charges will be a step towards bringing justice for her and her family.”

If proven that death resulted from the charges alleged in the indictments, Stallworth and Brown, would face a minimum sentence of life in prison, or death.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Birmingham Police Department, and the United States Marshals Service all participated in this investigation. First Assistant U.S. Attorney Lloyd C. Peeples and Assistant U.S. Attorneys Robin Mark and Blake Milner are prosecuting the cases.

An indictment contains only charges. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Click to Submit Photo

 

 

Huntsville
Scattered Clouds
80° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 82°
Florence
Few Clouds
83° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 84°
Fayetteville
Scattered Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 81°
Decatur
Few Clouds
80° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 82°
Scottsboro
Broken Clouds
81° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 84°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 154942

Reported Deaths: 2660
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson22720374
Mobile14405314
Tuscaloosa10066137
Montgomery9820196
Madison907894
Shelby715361
Lee646165
Baldwin644369
Marshall431048
Calhoun416059
Etowah412249
Morgan400033
Houston365532
DeKalb325428
Elmore312852
St. Clair283842
Limestone273630
Walker269993
Talladega259135
Cullman231024
Lauderdale212540
Jackson205515
Autauga202130
Franklin201731
Colbert193330
Russell19053
Blount187325
Dallas186027
Chilton182632
Escambia171428
Coffee16829
Covington166629
Dale163851
Chambers133043
Pike131313
Tallapoosa129587
Clarke127317
Marion105029
Butler99840
Barbour9969
Marengo98222
Winston90613
Geneva8447
Lawrence81131
Pickens81117
Randolph80514
Bibb80114
Hale74830
Cherokee72314
Clay72212
Lowndes70228
Henry6386
Bullock63717
Monroe63610
Washington62312
Crenshaw59830
Perry5816
Wilcox55912
Fayette55713
Conecuh55613
Cleburne5327
Macon53020
Sumter46821
Lamar4595
Choctaw38712
Greene34016
Coosa1993
Out of AL00
Unassigned00

Tennessee Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 235861

Reported Deaths: 2970
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Shelby34739553
Davidson30155328
Knox1208187
Hamilton11289104
Rutherford11165107
Williamson670751
Sumner5715107
Wilson445553
Putnam423054
Montgomery393351
Out of TN376135
Unassigned37554
Madison366579
Bradley344722
Sullivan332146
Sevier322421
Washington318244
Blount317032
Maury311236
Robertson251040
Hamblen236543
Tipton223522
Gibson207838
Dyer207126
Hardeman180432
Coffee178320
Trousdale17447
Obion166420
Bedford160620
Anderson159613
Fayette159622
Dickson159119
Greene157551
Wayne15697
Loudon156610
McMinn154232
Cumberland153624
Lawrence150518
Jefferson148320
Weakley145325
Carter143932
Monroe138227
Henderson137325
Warren136810
Lauderdale134517
Hardin133619
Macon126924
Franklin123416
Roane12247
Haywood120026
Overton115211
White112214
Hawkins111724
Johnson11157
Carroll110724
McNairy109626
Marshall10638
Rhea105916
Bledsoe9944
Cheatham98211
Lake9763
Smith95412
Cocke95212
Giles91134
Campbell8997
Fentress8698
Lincoln8302
Crockett80221
Henry75310
Hickman74513
Chester71514
Marion7159
DeKalb68616
Decatur64511
Grainger5464
Grundy52510
Union5142
Claiborne5066
Polk47613
Jackson4225
Humphreys4194
Morgan4167
Benton3969
Houston39215
Cannon3902
Clay37913
Unicoi3732
Lewis3582
Scott3444
Sequatchie3304
Stewart3128
Meigs2975
Perry2531
Pickett2505
Moore2492
Van Buren1951
Hancock1123

Community Events