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Jhessye Shockley Disappearance: Search Of Landfill Continues, Photos Released

Authorities this morning continued their search of a landfill south of the Valley, where they believe they might find the body of missing 5-year-old Jhessye Shockley.

The landfill search started yesterday after months of preparation. Police haven't yet said whether they've found anything related to Shockley's disappearance. However, they've released some photos of the search, which you can see below.

Shockley's been missing since October. Police have since determined that she's likely dead, and that her mother, Jerice Hunter, probably killed her.

Get the details of Shockley's disappearance here.

Authorities say at least 40 people from agencies including the Glendale Police Department, the FBI, and the Child Abduction Response Team, will be at Butterfield Landfill in Mobile every day until the search is complete.

Investigators have narrowed down a 180-by-200-foot area of the landfill where they suspect Shockley's remains might be. The area is 20 feet deep, which amounts to about 6,000 tons of trash investigators will have to sift through.  

See the latest photos from the search of the landfill below.

Jhessye Shockley Disappearance: Search Of Landfill Continues, Photos Released
Glendale Police Department
Jhessye Shockley Disappearance: Search Of Landfill Continues, Photos Released
Glendale Police Department
Jhessye Shockley Disappearance: Search Of Landfill Continues, Photos Released
Glendale Police Department
Jhessye Shockley Disappearance: Search Of Landfill Continues, Photos Released
Glendale Police Department
Jhessye Shockley Disappearance: Search Of Landfill Continues, Photos Released
Glendale Police Department

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