August 17, 2020
By: Staff Report
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A self-proclaimed witch, who said he was the last person to see Georgia mom Leila Cavett before she disappeared last month, has been charged with lying to federal officers, according to reports on Sunday.
Shanon Demar Ryan, 38, is being held in a Broward County, Florida jail without bond following his arrest by federal agents on Saturday.
Ryan, who calls himself a witch, spiritual adviser, teacher, and CEO in a video stated that he was at the center of the missing mom’s case.
“Why is it you have a missing woman, and the last person that’s seen her, which is me, who talked to the police, you ain’t heard nothing about me,” Ryan said in the video.
Cavett, 21, was last seen on July 25 in Hollywood, Florida and her 2-year-old son was found the next day, about 2 miles away wandering alone in Miramar.
In the video, Ryan claimed he had known Cavett for about a year, and even took her and her child in at one point when they had nowhere to go.
Ryan said he and the young mom reconnected and met up at a parking lot in Hollywood the day she vanished. They then stopped at a nearby RaceTrac gas station and spent the rest of the day eating out and at the beach.
You can watch the full video here, please know that there is a lot of language.
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