Alabama prepares to remember ‘Cupcake’ at service for slain 3-year-old
An Alabama girl who police say was kidnapped and slain is being remembered at a service in Birmingham.
The funeral of 3-year-old Kamille McKinney was set for Sunday afternoon at New Beginning Christian Ministry.
The 700-seat church is less than 10 miles from a public housing project where the girl known as “Cupcake” was abducted from a birthday party on Oct. 12.
The child’s body was found amid garbage 10 days later. Authorities have charged a man and a woman with kidnapping and capital murder in her death.
Ray Jenkins, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who worked as a special assistant for press affairs in President Jimmy Carter’s administration,... read more