UPDATE: Dec 27, 2012 – Authorities have found what they believe is Jade’s body at a parking lot near Deer Springs Way and North 5th Street, according to the Review-Journal.
Jade Morris was last seen with Brenda Stokes, 50, because she was to take her Christmas shopping, but instead Jade disappears and Brenda is arrested for attacked a female card dealer, Joyce Rhone, 44, and slashing her face with “an edged blade” while she was dealing blackjack at the Bellagio, on Thursday, reports USA Today.
“Jade went shopping with Brenda at about 4:50 p.m., but by 9 p.m. they had not returned,” Morris’ godmother, Ni’cola Mitchell to The Huffington Post.
Jade’s mother, Tejuana Reeves called the police to report Jade missing, and that is when she found out that Stokes had been arrested at the casino.
Stokes has denied ever having Jade that night, and has since asked for an attorney.