MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Family and friends are celebrating the life of missing mother Brittney Wood, who turns 21 years old Wednesday September 25.
The mother of one vanished from her home in Mobile on May, 30 2012 and was last seen driving off with her uncle, Donald Holland Sr.
Officials said Holland committed suicide on June 1, 2012; the same day he was suppose to meet deputies about a sex crimes investigation involving family and friends.
Since Wood’s disappearance, nearly a dozen relatives have been arrested and charged in an elaborate child sex ring.
At least twice, trial dates for Brittney’s cousin, aunt, uncles, and brother have been pushed back.
The trial date is currently set for December.
The Baldwin County District Attorneys Office told FOX10 the Judge continued Wendy Holland’s case from the October trial term to the December trial term without any motion from the State or Defense.
Officials said typically priority is given to older cases and cases where the defendant is in jail.
Authorities maintain they are ready for trial.
Meanwhile, Wood’s loved ones are remembering her life and holding on to hope that the sex abuse trials will reveal information about where she may be.
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