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The grandfather of the missing toddler Quinton Simon died in the accident

The grandfather of the missing toddler Quinton Simon died in the accident

The grandfather of a missing Georgia child Quinton Simon he died in the accident that happened on Wednesday, according to local reports.

Henry “Bubba” Moss Sr. was fatally stuck after he swerved when a tire blew on Interstate 23 near Girard – about 80 miles northwest of Savannah, WSAV reported.

Moss got out of his car and was walking back to it when he was struck by a driver who continued on, according to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office

His sudden death is the latest tragedy to befall Quinton’s biological father, 24-year-old Henry Moss Jr.

Moss Jr.’s 20-month-old son was presumed dead nearly a month ago after being reported missing. Moss Jr.’s mother died last week, according to the release.

Quinton disappeared from the home where he lived in Savannah shortly after 6 a.m. on Oct. 5 and he has not been seen since. FBI he said they believe Quinton was placed in a dumpster that would have been emptied at the county waste management facility, which meticulously searched by the authorities for weeks.

Quinton’s troubled mother, 24-year-old Leilani Simon — who confessed drug use during pregnancy — remains prime suspect in her son’s disappearance, according to police, although she has not been arrested or charged.

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Authorities say it is unlikely they will ever find the remains of Quinton Simon, who is presumed dead.
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Investigators sifted through thousands of tons of trash at a Georgia landfill in search of Simon.
Investigators sifted through thousands of tons of trash at a Georgia landfill in search of Simon.
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On the same day Moss Sr. was killed, Chatham County police announced it was unlikely Quinton’s body would ever be found.

“After thousands of hours of investigation and evidence gathering, everything still points to Quinton being found in a landfill and his mother, Leilani Simon, being the prime suspect in his death and disappearance,” Chatham County Police Department it was stated in a statement on Twitter On Wednesday.

“We spent two weeks digging through thousands of tons of trash.. We knew going into the landfill search that the odds of recovering Quinton’s remains were slim,” the department added, noting that landfill searches typically “don’t end in recovery.”

Moss Jr. he told the Daily Mail last month that Simon tried to frame him after Quinton disappeared, accusing him of abducting the child in the middle of the night despite not being in the Savannah area for weeks.

Leilani Simon is the prime suspect in her son's disappearance.
Leilani Simon is the prime suspect in her son’s disappearance.

He said he was amazed that Simon had not yet been arrested in Quinton’s case.

“She’s a horrible person and she’s going to jail or hell. She is mean. She should not be here in society,” he told the agency.

“If she didn’t want him, she could have told me. I would come get him,” Moss added.





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