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Walt Harris’ stepdaughter Aniah Blanchard killed by gunshot, prosecutors seeking death penalty

Aniah Blanchard—the 19-year-old stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris—was killed by a gunshot wound and now prosecutors in Alabama are seeking the death penalty for the person they believe is responsible.

Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes announced on Monday that capital murder charges have been filed against 30-year-old suspect Ibraheem Yazeed, who was initially arrested and charged with first-degree kidnapping.

Blanchard’s body was recovered by authorities last week in a wooded area in Macon County, Ala., with the remains later identified as the missing Southern Union Community College student. She first went missing on Oct.