No, I don't think CC is alive, she is not alive, says Lorean Durrah. I think Tam killed CC, says Durrah.
Lorean Durrah has known the Harris family all her life. And lately, she says, things just haven't been right.
I went up to Tam (Tamelia) and asked her, where CC was, with some lady, some lady, I knew she was not telling the truth cause she would not give me a name or address, recalls Durrah.
We just wanted to know where CC was, we didn't think in a million years that she would actually be gone, says Durrah.
Durrah and her friends confronted Tamelia saying if we don't see CC in the next couple of days, we are going to call the cops,
CC never showed up, but police did.
In court documents, Lorean told police that one time Tamelia "picked up Cecilia by her arms and threw her on the side of the bed.
Lorean also says the Tamelia told her that CC fell down the stairs.
She fell down the stairs, head injury and was scared to take to the hospital, because she was scared what they would do, what they would say, says Durrah.
If she was not afraid to take CC to the hospital, CC would still be with us right now, says Durrah.
And this wasn't the first time Tamelia didn't want to go to the hospital or call police.
In 2001, she left two of her kids home alone.
One of kids got a hold of a lighter and lit the house on fire. Another child suffered severe burns.
Durrah says Harris did not want to take that child to the hospital either.
But Durrah says Tam is not bad mom.
She was just scared when it happened, says Durrah.
I love her, and I will always be her friends, no matter what, I don't feel like she did it on purpose, I fee like it was an accident, says Durrah.
Durrah goes on to say that if it weren't for the system, this would not have happened
. Durrah and, she says Harris, feels like African Americas are not given a chance.
Durrah also says Harris should not be in jail but in a mental institution. She says Harris was dealing with postpartum depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.