Suffer the Little Children

Episode 40: Caliyah McNabb (Part 1)

December 1, 2020

On October 7, 2017, Newton County Sheriff’s Officers responded to a mobile home park just south of Covington, Georgia, where a couple claimed their two-week-old daughter, Caliyah McNabb, had gone missing from their trailer within a time frame of less than an hour in broad daylight. The next day, Caliyah’s tiny body was found in the woods just a three-minute walk from the family’s trailer. Based on inconsistencies in the couple’s stories and bizarre behavior on the father’s part, including jumping out of a car and taking off on foot when he found out the baby had been discovered, police took Christopher McNabb into custody, and within days of Caliyah’s death, he faced multiple charges related to her murder.

A few months later, Caliyah’s mother, Cortney Bell, was also arrested on charges relating to the baby’s death. This is a tale of petty crime, drug addiction, and domestic violence, with a dash of incest. 

This is part 1 of the story of Caliyah McNabb, a little girl who never had a chance.

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