Mother of Livonia boy who disappeared in 1994 dies in North Carolina
LIVONIA, MI -- Dwanna Wiggins, the mother of a boy whom she claimed went missing at the Wonderland Mall in 1994, has died. According to the Associated Press, Wiggins -- who has previously been known as Dwanna Jackson and Dwanna Harris -- died in Durham, North Carolina last week, but a cause of death was not listed. Wiggins, 51, told police her son, 4-year-old D’wan Sims, disappeared while the two were shopping at the mall. READ MORE:3 people killed in 2-car crash along I-94, speed and alcohol believed to be factorsPolice ID couple killed in U.P. house explosion87-year-old woman killed in Saginaw shooting, suspect in custodyTrucks carrying Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine depart Michigan facility for distributionmlive.com
Mother of D’Wan Sims dies without answers in son’s 1994 disappearance
LIVONIA, Mich. – Local 4 has been following the disappearance of D’Wan Sims for nearly 26 years. After years of tips, clues and dead ends, his mother, Dwanna Wiggins moved to North Carolina, where she passed away Monday. “He was never in any of those videos.”Since then, Wiggins moved to North Carolina and denied she had any involvement with her son’s disappearance. About a year ago, a man claimed on social media that he was D’wan Sims. Police said D’wan Sims deserves justice and they’re asking anyone with new information about this case to contact the Livonia Police Department at 734-466-2470.
Mom Of Missing Boy Since 94 Doubts Claim Man Is Her Son
You would like to be hopeful.The man, whose name has not been released, told police in the suburb of Livonia that he believes he is DWan, local media reported. Wiggins told police on Dec. 11, 1994, that DWan disappeared while they were shopping. Someone tagged Wiggins in Facebook posts this month in which the man says he believes he is DWan. We had conversations via Facebook, Wiggins told The AP. Authorities said Rini told them he escaped captors who sexually abused him.detroit.cbslocal.com