Earl Kimrey and Mariah Woods

3-year-old tot girl body found in creek, just obtained 9-1-1 call

PLUS: Sorority girl found dead, new charge

Earl Kimrey could face the death penalty if convicted of murdering his girlfriend’s daughter, little Mariah Woods. Prosecutors announced their plan to pursue capital punishment against the North Carolina man, just as the sheriff released the 911 call Kimrey made the morning he allegedly killed the 3-year-old girl and dumped her body in a rural creek.

Nancy Grace stays on the case in this Crime Stories episode, with Los Angeles defense lawyer Troy Slaten, New York psychologist Caryn Stark, forensics expert Joseph Scott Morgan, and Jacksonville Daily News reporter Mike McHugh.

Also read: 911 call released of ‘stepdad’ accused of killing toddler Mariah Woods, as judge grants DA’s request for death penalty

The opioid epidemic has hit South Carolina hard, but the state is fighting back by going after people who supply drugs that result in deaths. Nancy looks at the case against Anthony “A.J.” Hunt who allegedly gave a University of South Carolina coed the drugs that killed her. She is joined by addiction expert Dr. William Morrone, author of American Narcan: Naloxone & Heroin-Fentanyl associated mortality, forensics expert George Schiro, and Crime Stories contributing reporter Larry Meagher.

Also read: Drug dealer intentionally gave sorority girl deadly dose of Oxycodone: Feds

“Crime Stories with Nancy Grace” is now a national radio show, heard on SiriusXM’s Triumph Channel 132, five times a day. You can also subscribe and download the daily podcasts at iTunes and Google Play.

[Photo: Earl Kimrey, Mariah Woods/Police Handout]