SC woman accused of kidnapping a Florida baby expected back in court

Gloria Williams

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WCBD) — A pre-trial hearing originally scheduled for Gloria Williams on Monday, June 26 has been moved to next week.

Authorities say Williams stole a newborn baby from a Jacksonville hospital shortly after she was born on July 10, 1998. She raised the child in Walterboro, South Carolina, under the name of Alexis Manigo. They were found earlier this year after tips led investigators to Walterboro.

A judge announced today that jury selection dates may be announced at that next hearing on July 6.

At a hearing last month, the judge announced the trial could begin as early as this fall. Williams been in jail since her January 13 arrest and faces life in prison if convicted.

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