Oct. 9: Adam Baker calls 911 to report his daughter, Zahra, missing. Police issue Amber Alert to search for kidnappers.
Oct.10: Zahra's stepmother, Elisa Baker, is charged with obstruction of justice after police say she admitted writing a phony ransom note. The search for Zahra continues.
Oct. 25: Elisa Baker leads investigators to three sites where some of Zahra's body parts had been discarded, court documents say. Police go on to recover the gel liner from Zahra's prosthetic leg and some skeletal remains.
Nov. 12: Police announce that test results confirm a bone they recovered was Zahra's.
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Feb. 21: Elisa Baker is charged with second-degree murder. Social services acknowledge investigating the Bakers previously on four complaints of mistreating Zahra but found no evidence and closed the cases. Zahra's autopsy is released and declares the cause of her death as "undetermined homicidal violence."