Forestdale Child Agency
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown called Tuesday’s guilty plea by 28-year-old Shanel Nadal and 24-year-old Nephra Payne “just and fair.”
“Any mother who’s going through this — do what you got to do to protect your kids,” Nadal told reporters.
Police and federal authorities continue to search for a mother who allegedly abducted her eight children from a Queens foster care facility during a supervised visit.
Police are asking for help in finding 28-year-old Shanel Nadal, who is accused of “custodial interference” with regard to her her eight children.