American Idol alum Syesha market is reunited with her newborn daughter, branch, more than a week after the sheriff’s deputies took away the baby, her second, during a surprise social check-up.
The new one also arrives as a singer, a finalist on the show’s seventh season in 2008, and her partner Tyron Deener, continue to work to regain custody of their 18 month old son, Amen’Ra. On Friday, August 20, Mercado shared a live Instagram video of her reunion with her daughter. The clip showed her smiling as she sat behind the wheel of a car with Deener and Baby Ast, who sleeps in a baby carrier.
“Ast is at home,” says Deener. “We have Ast with us.”
He continued, “This just happened and we are going home. We have our baby back, our newborn, and we’re just going to focus on getting those moments in those few days, this week that we were without them, focus on getting that time back. But we still have some work to do to get Ra back. “
Representatives from the Florida Department of Children and Families, Manatee County, Florida Sheriff’s Office, and the couple’s attorneys had no immediate comment when E! News.