Tuesday, February 11 2014 1:52 PM EST2014-02-11 18:52:43 GMT
Jerice Hunter makes court appearance in Phoenix on Tuesday morning.
The mother of 5-year-old Jhessye Shockley, who disappeared from her Glendale home in October 2011, was back in court Tuesday. Jerice Hunter is charged with first-degree murder and child abuse in the deathMore >>
Her private attorney filed a motion to withdraw from the case because he hasn't been paid.More >>
At a news conference on Thursday afternoon, Glendale police confirmed the arrest, saying Hunter was taken into custody without incident at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday at her Mesa home. (09/06/2012)More >>