Earlier Thursday, an Amber Alert was dispensed for Amarah Banks, 26, and her daughters Zaniya Ivery, 5, and Camaria Banks, 4, after they were reported missing by family on February 9.They were discovered dead in a garage Sunday, officers say.
Arzel Ivery, 25, Banks' boyfriend being kept in Memphis on a charge of fugitive from court without a warrant, according to Shelby County Jail records. He has not been accused in relation to the crime.
"She's just the kind of person that's very consistent," Spinner-Banks, the victim's mother said. "For her not to get in contact with us, and not to let us know that something is wrong."