Camden County Sheriff’s Office arrests man in missing 11-year-old girl case

Crime & Safety

CAMDEN COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) – The Camden County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in connection to an 11-year-old girl reported missing last week, who was later found safe.

Leann Faith Godwin

CCSO reported 11-year-old Leann Faith Godwin missing after she was last seen around midnight on Friday at her home in the 200 block of Kerry Place in Kingsland. On Monday morning, she was found safe and reunited with her family.

On Tuesday, CCSO arrested and charged 19-year-old Matthew William Woods, of Jacksonville, with Interstate Interference with Custody, which is a felony crime.

CCSO says Woods and Leann had been communicating on social media and “made plans for her to be transported to Florida for a few days.”

Woods is currently in custody at the Camden County Jail.

CCSO says this incident is still under investigation, and additional suspects and charges are pending.

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