Father of missing boys to be charged with parental kidnappingWritten by Staff Reports | | firstname.lastname@example.org
John Skelton, the father of the three missing boys in Morenci, will be charged with three counts of parental kidnapping, in connection to the boys’ disappearances.
According to the Morenci Police department, Skelton has been released from the mental health facility where he’s been staying the past few days and is now in the custody of FBI agents in Toledo.
During a press conference, on Nov. 30, Morenci Police Chief Larry weeks said he doesn’t expected the four-day search for the boys to have a positive outcome. Weeks said this conclusion is based on information provided to officials by the boys’ father.
The chief didn’t comment on what specific information lead to this conclusion however, because the situation is ongoing.
An Amber Alert is still in effect for Andrew Ryan Skelton, 9, Alexander William Skelton, 7, and Tanner Lucas Skelton, 5, who were reportedly last seen Nov. 25 in their father’s backyard at his home in Morenci, Mich.
The missing children are all described as white males. Andrew is 4 foot 1, weighs 57 pounds and has brown eyes and hair. Alexander is 3 foot 9, weighs 45 pounds, has brown eyes and hair and has a scar at his hairline and on his chin. Tanner is 3 foot 6 with blue eyes and blond hair.
Police are still seeking information on a 2000 blue Dodge Caravan, that may have been in the Pioneer, Unity, West Unity, Holiday City, Ohio areas between 2:30 p.m. Nov. 25 and 1:30 p.m. Nov. 26.
Anyone who may have seen the vehicle or the boys is asked to call the Morenci Police hotline: 517-458-7104.