On 11/12/2021 Opelika Police Detectives and the Lee County Coroner’s Office began an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old female. The child’s body was taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for an autopsy. The investigation lead to the arrest of Chasity Umeko Baker, 28 yoa from Opelika, AL and Jamario Emanuel Mitchell, 28 yoa from Opelika, AL on 11/15/2021, for Murder. Baker and Mitchell are currently being held at the Lee County Jail on $450,000 bond.
This case remains under investigation by the Opelika Police Department. If you have any information, please contact the Detective Division at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665. Tips can also be submitted through our Opelika Police Mobile App. You may wish to remain anonymous.