Police in Baby Gabriel Case Focused on Finding Missing Diaper Bag in San Antonio Landfill

Sources inside the search for Gabriel Johnson, the Tempe baby who went missing just before Christmas, say police combing through the trash at a San Antonio landfill are focusing on finding a missing diaper bag.

Of course, they're also focused on finding the baby, but they feel the diaper bag may lead to that.

When police searched the hotel where Gabriel was last seen alive, they noticed that the baby's mother, Elizabeth Johnson, had left all of the baby's belongings behind but that the diaper bag was missing, San Antonio's KENS reports.

Johnson, the last known person to see the baby alive, who is now sitting in a Maricopa County jail, is not helping police in any way. She had sent text-messages to the baby's father, Logan McQueary, saying she killed the baby, stuffed him in the bag, and threw him in the trash.

When Johnson was arrested, however, she told police she had given Gabriel to a random couple she met in a San Antonio park.

Is there a chance that the bag is the only thing Johnson took with her when she claims to have given the baby to the random couple? We guess, but we find it hard to believe that given the media attention the case has received, there hasn't been a single sighting of the baby -- at least any the police want to tell the public about.

Meanwhile, McQueary continues to search for Gabriel and has joined forces with an armless private investigator with the ironic name Jay J. Armes.

Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of Gabriel Johnson is encouraged to call the Tempe Police Department, the San Antonio Police Department, or the FBI.  

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