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Elizabeth Ann Byrd (August 23, 1992-May 23, 2001) was an 8-year-old girl who was abducted on May 23, 2001 in Phoenix, Arizona. The next afternoon, her body was found wrapped in a carpet in a ditch about 200 yards away from her school (where she was in the 3rd grade at the time).

Steven Ray Newell, a transient & drug addict that dated Elizabeth's half-sister confessed to raping & murdering Elizabeth. He was convicted of the crime and sentenced to death in 2004.