Amanda Carmack Bio
Amanda Carmack is the mother of missing girl Skylea Carmack. She is now accused of the girl’s murder. Skylea Carmack (Age 10-Year-old) disappeared on August 31, 2019.
Police say there was a “conglomerate of evidence” that led them to arrest Amanda Carmack in connection with the death of her stepdaughter, 10-year-old Skylea Carmack https://t.co/wS95ULgQgO pic.twitter.com/9nuh3sPESu
— FOX59 News (@FOX59) September 4, 2019
Amanda Carmack Age
She was 34 years old
Amanda Carmack Education
— Meredith Barack (@MeredithBarack) September 4, 2019
she “studied at Ivy Tech Community College,” lived in Gas City, Indiana and was from Converse, Indiana.
Amanda Carmack Husband
Amanda Carmack now in custody on charges of murder and strangulation. We are waiting on a news conference set to begin at 9:30 with details on missing 10 year old Skylea Carmack. @FOX59 pic.twitter.com/S4IHywqfgk
— Angela Ganote (@angelaganote) September 4, 2019
According to FOX59, Skylea’s father is named Kevin Carmack, and he told the television station he thought the girl ran away. At the time, the TV station reported, he was at work and Skylea was at home with Amanda and six other children. The Department of Child Services took the other six children from the home, he told Fox59. The girl tried to run away before.
Amanda Carmack Marijuana Use
She wrote about marijuana use on Facebook. “‘She’s a heavy marijuana user. . . ?’
Me- And?! There’s nothing wrong with smoking pot.
‘It depends on how heavily they use it’
Me- ??,’ one post said.
Amanda Carmack Arrested
JUST IN: Shortly after 3AM, police found the body of 10-year-old Skylea Carmack.
She was found in a trash bag in a shed behind her Gas City home.
Her step-mom 34-year old Amanda Carmack has been arrested for her murder.
— Alexa Green (@AlexaGreenNews) September 4, 2019
She’s now under arrest and facing a murder charge, according to authorities. In addition, she’s accused of neglecting a dependent resulting in death and domestic battery causing death and strangulation, authorities allege.
According to FOX59, Skylea’s father is named Kevin Carmack, and he told the television station he thought the girl ran away. At the time, the TV station reported, he was at work and Skylea was at home with Amanda and six other children.
The Department of Child Services took the other six children from the home, he told Fox59. The girl tried to run away before.
Skylea Carmack Missing
BREAKING: Missing Gas City 10 year old Skylea Carmack was found deceased this morning in a shed behind her house. Her step-mother Amanda Carmack has been arrested for her murder @WTHRcom pic.twitter.com/qFKl4Xlfuw
— Matt Whisner (@WizIndy) September 4, 2019
Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Joined in the Search for Skylea Carmack. area volunteer firemen are still searching for 10-year-old Skylea Carmack, Indiana State Police wrote before Skylea was found.
She was last seen Saturday afternoon in Gas City. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Indiana State Police at 765-473-6666.
Skylea Carmack Murder
BREAKING: 10-year-old Skylea Carmack’s body has been found after she went missing from Gas City, Indiana, on Saturday.
Skylea’s stepmother, 34-year-old Amanda Carmack, was arrested for the murder. https://t.co/v22A61fcF2
— WNDU (@WNDU) September 4, 2019
The specific details of how Skylea died – as well as the motive – have not been released yet. However, one horrific detail did stand out: Authorities say Skylea Carmack’s body was tucked away in a plastic trash bag, according to WANE.com.
Amanda Carmack was the person who reported Skylea missing in the first place, according to Slocum. But she’s accused of not doing it until later that evening.
Gas City is an area that “loves, that cares,” Slocum said in the press conference, stressing the joint law enforcement effort that went into figuring out what happened to Skylea.
Asked about the motive, he said it was impossible to “rationalize why someone would kill a 10-year-old.”
Amanda Carmack Charges
Amanda Carmack charged with murder, neglect of a dependent, strangulation and domestic battery. Here is her mug shot. Expect an update from authorities in Gas City on 10-year-old Skylea Carmack around 9:30 a.m. #FOX59Morning pic.twitter.com/H5ZrJ5jnkg
— Lindy Thackston (@lindythackston) September 4, 2019