Alabama ‘witch’ faces new state cost in Florida as a part of ongoing lacking mother case a day after a federal choose dismissed the kidnapping costs in opposition to him
- Shannon Ryan, a self-described ‘witch’ is a suspect within the disappearance of Leila Cavett, who went lacking in Florida final July
- Her son, two years previous on the time, was wandering alone about 12 miles from the place Cavett was final seen
- Ryan was going through federal kidnapping costs associated to the boy, however these had been dropped Thursday
- The identical day, he was charged with a felony cost of kid neglect with out nice bodily hurt in Florida, and is at present in Broward County Main Jail
A self-described ‘witch’ from Alabama who was suspected of being concerned within the disappearance of a Georgia mom has had kidnapping costs associated to her son dropped with out rationalization by a federal choose.
But Shannon Demar Ryan, 40, was instantly re-arrested on Florida state costs.
Ryan was the final particular person to be seen with Leila Cavett, 21, earlier than she vanished practically 9 months in the past.
She traveled from Georgia to Florida to promote Ryan her pickup truck, met him at a gasoline station in Hollywood, Florida on July 25, 2020 and headed to the seaside in Ryan’s gold Lexus, in line with the federal grievance. She has not been seen since.
The subsequent morning, her son was discovered about 12 miles away wandering round a Miramar condo constructing, in line with court docket paperwork.
Ryan was going through federal kidnapping costs associated to the boy, however these had been dropped Thursday.
He now faces a Florida state felony cost of kid neglect with out nice bodily hurt linked to Cavett’s son.
He appeared in court docket through Zoom Thursday morning for arraignment.
Self-described ‘witch’ Shannon Ryan is a suspect within the ongoing disappearance of Leila Cavett. Federal costs in opposition to him had been dropped, however he now faces a state cost in Florida.
Nine months have handed since Leila Cavett, 21 on the time, went lacking. Her son was discovered the morning after she was final seen.
After Cavett’s disappearance, Ryan taunted regulation enforcement on social media, the place he has a devoted following for being a ‘witch physician,’ a Florida prosecutor stated throughout Thursday’s arraignment.
Before his arrest, Ryan repeatedly posted on Facebook pages ‘Shannon Ryan’ and ‘Magnetic Kundalini,’ the latter of which is dedicated to ‘Witchcraft, Knowledge of Self, Kemetic Kundalini & Chakra meditation, Kemetic Science, Health, wellness, health, mentorship,’ the Miami Herald reported.
Among his many posts was a 51-minute video from Aug. 9, 2020, during which he describes his relationship with Cavett from their first assembly in 2019 via her disappearance.
It wasn’t lengthy after that he was arrested by federal brokers and charged with mendacity to authorities and later kidnapping the boy, however these costs had been dropped with out rationalization.
The dismissal was signed by federal court docket Judge Lurana Snow. DailyMail.com has contacted the choose for remark.
A spokesperson for the Broward County State Attorney’s Office declined to remark when requested if extra costs might be added, solely saying, ‘The case is ongoing.’
Broward County was the placement of the final main seek for Cavett.
Last October, FBI brokers scoured a county landfill after receiving a tip, however their efforts proved fruitless.
Shannon Ryan taunted regulation enforcement on social media after Cavett’s disappearance.
A Broward County, Florida, landfill was the location of a large FBI seek for Cavett final October.
Cavett traveled from Georgia to Florida to promote Ryan her pickup truck (pictured)
Last 12 months, Cavett’s household advised Sun South Florida Sun Sentinel that they concern she’s lifeless.
‘I do not need my daughter to be lifeless,’ Kirby advised the South Florida Sun Sentinel. ‘But I can’t stay the remainder of my life in denial both.’