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UPDATE: More details emerge about teen found dead in sewer near home

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — We have learned more about what happened to a teen missing for over a month.

17-year-old Tamyah Trotter
was reported missing on December 14. She was found in a sewer on Sunday. 22-year-old
Jayshawn Bailey confessed to her killing.

That sewer is on Fred Brown Drive,
where she lived. That’s near MLK & Lake Mead.

“Everybody in the neighborhood the whole community was trying to help find her just to find out she was right here the whole time,” said neighbor Adrian Fuller. “I didn’t even want to believe it. I didn’t want to believe it was her.

Friends and neighbors were
stunned after finding out this missing teen was found in a sewer just steps from
her home.

After feeling guilty, Bailey
reported the body Sunday to police. Bailey says he ran into Trotter at a nearby
McDonald’s last month. She told him she got kicked out of her parents’ house.

He said she could stay with
him.

Bailey said Trotter got
aggressive towards him after drinking wine, and he too was drinking and high.
When Trotter pointed a taser at him, Bailey said he put in her in a headlock,
and she collapsed.

“She was just a nice
person she wouldn’t do anything to anybody,” Fuller said of Trotter.

“She was someone that
was smart, educated, funny she had a lot going for herself,” neighbor Demontrey
Wattree added.

Neighbor Demontrey Wattree says
trotter took care of her younger siblings and had big dreams.

“Something like this
you wouldn’t expect it to happen, but you got to keep your eyes open now
because it’s your own neighbor that may go out there and do something to you,”
Wattree said.

8 News Now spoke to Trotter’s
family off camera, but they weren’t ready to speak about her death.

8 News Now also asked neighbors about Bailey,
but we were told he kept to himself. As for his family, they had no comment.

Bailey is expected in court on Friday.