Erica Green's decapitated corpse was found in Kansas City in 2001. The child's head was located nearby her body in a trash bag. For four years, she was only known as Precious Doe.
In May of 2005, after her grandfather stepped forward with information, she was identified. Her mother and her mother's boyfriend were arrested and charged with murder.
Harrell Johnson has now been convicted in Kansas City of murder. According to prosecutors, Johnson kicked Erica in the head. Knowing the child was dying, Johnson and the mother decided not to seek medical attention because they both had warrants out for their arrests. They waited for the girl to die, and Johnson cut her head off with garden shears. They then dumped her body in the woods.