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Post by lisette on Sat Jun 12, 2010 1:39 pm

I just had another thought...I noticed that the school has grades K-8...It is sad to say, but troubled 8th graders (and even younger) have been known to commit some "adult" acts...I wonder if the Science Fair was for the whole school or if it just covered lower grades...I guess LE is exploring all of these possibilities...

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Post by CritterFan1 on Sat Jun 12, 2010 1:46 pm

Cheryl and Lisette, I think you are both right.Things are a little crazy on those type of days.
Cheryl, would you believe my high school did not call unless you were out from the school for 4 days!!! 4 days!!!!!!
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Normal 'Absolutely' Closer To Finding Boy, Searchers Say, "because we know where he's not."

Post by Nama on Sat Jun 12, 2010 5:37 pm

Search and rescue crews hunting for clues nine days after the disappearance of a 7-year-old boy said they are closer to finding the boy "because we know where he's not."
Assisted by clear weather, about 300 people were on the ground Saturday searching the hilly terrain around a northwest Portland elementary school, said Multnomah County search commander Diana Olsen at a news briefing Saturday afternoon.
"We're doing the best we can with amount we have. We have all areas flooded," Olsen said. "We're going to go full-steam ahead until we complete what we feel needs to be done."
Olsen said the search and rescue crews are returning to certain areas several times.
'We're actively searching for Kyron alive," she said.
Kyron Horman's disappeared from his grade school last Friday. His stepmother brought him to school for a school science fair and last saw him near his classroom at about 8:45 a.m., said Multnomah County Sheriff's Capt. Jason Gates.
More than 600 people have joined the search effort in the past nine days in what Olsen called one of the largest searches in state history.
"A lot of them have been here every single day," she said. "It's amazing, you wouldn't believe the energy in the members."
On Friday, sheriff's office horse trailers were spotted near the the Sauvie Island Bridge, but Capt. Monte Reiser wouldn't comment on the search plan.
He also wouldn't comment on whether the investigation was criminal.
Donation tables for search crews have been overflowing, prompting deputies to ask people stop giving food and supplies. Cash donations are still being accepted under the Kyron Horman Fund at Bank of America branches, deputies said.

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Post by Nama on Sun Jun 13, 2010 9:28 am

-As day nine passed Saturday in the search for missing Kyron Horman, the hilly fields and shadowy forests near Skyline School continued to be a focal point.

But in their only news conference of the day, officials turned a portion of their attention to cyberspace -- specifically addressing the volume of speculation and rumor being amplified through social media sites and online commentary. The Facebook/Twitter era has added an odd twist to what has emerged as one of the largest search-and-rescue operations in Oregon history.

"Our organization has never had to do that," Lt. Mary Lindstrand, spokeswoman for the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, said of the efforts to address online speculation. "It's just an extraordinary case."

In addressing reporters, Capt. Mike Shults said two questions were "pretty important" to answer about the boy's family.

First, Shults said, there's a reason the family is not out in the field helping with the search.

"We need them to be close and that was conveyed to them from the beginning," he said. "We need them to be right there so that if (investigators) have questions or they find evidence or if they're going in a direction that's totally wrong. ..."

"Their information is critical and they immediately knew that and immediately started assisting the sheriff's office to provide that information to us, which is exactly what we wanted them to do."

Shults also said he asked family members to maintain normal activities -- such as grocery shopping or going to the gym -- to help maintain their mental and physical health.

"Once we determined that this search could take some time, it was discussed what that really meant to them and how long this could be, knowing that the stress was going to be overwhelming and it could be important to keep their minds and bodies healthy," Shults said. "We need them to help us bring Kyron home."

Lindstrand said Shults addressed the issues "because if he was a viewer at home, those are the two questions he would want to know."

Terri Moulton Horman, Kyron's stepmother, has been criticized on various online outlets for some of the activity on her Facebook page since Kyron was reported missing June 4 from his Northwest Portland grade school.

At one point, she wrote that she was "hitting the gym" -- an activity some said was not appropriate for someone with a missing child. Horman has since made her Facebook page private.

The search area appeared to expand yet again Saturday, as search and rescue teams and canine units scoured the steep hillside along U.S. 30. A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the Oregon National Guard flew over Sauvie Island multiple times as well, hovering below the tree line in areas along the Multnomah Channel.

Search teams from across Oregon, Washington and Northern California have traveled to Multnomah County to assist in the investigation.

Officials said finding Kyron is still their focus, despite the number of days that have passed since he disappeared. They have no plans to discontinue the hunt, which Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton said now includes 530 state-certified searchers.

Cost is also not a concern, said Jeff Cogen, chairman of the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. Although Cogen did not know how much the search has cost, he said he told Staton "to do whatever he needs to do and we'll figure out how to pay for it."

When asked whether investigators were any closer to bringing Kyron home, Sgt. Diana Olsen, who is leading the search, emphatically said yes.

"Absolutely," she said. "Because we know where he's not."

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Post by jeanne1807 on Sun Jun 13, 2010 12:44 pm

Shults also said he asked family members to maintain normal activities -- such as grocery shopping or going to the gym -- to help maintain their mental and physical health."


Sorry to say but this is one strange one.

LE telling parents of a missing boy to go about their daily business to keep up their strength?

How could one do that when one is dying inside?

I am not judging just saying that was one strange request.

On the one interview the parents gave that mother looked like she was falling apart.

I hope they find that little boy soon.
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Post by Wrapitup on Sun Jun 13, 2010 1:14 pm

Remember when 911 happened, then Pres. Bush told everyone to "go shopping" and go on with your normal activities. I wonder how many lost their breadwinner's? Not trying to change the subject..just saying to tell anyone to shop or go to the gym during tragic & horrific times is IMO, extremely ignorant. My opinion only.

I cannot for the life of me, figure out where this little one has gone. It has to be family related. I still wonder about the 16 year old step-brother.

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Post by Nama on Sun Jun 13, 2010 4:20 pm

In an emotional and at times testy news conference today, Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton called off the 10-day search for Kyron Horman, the 7-year-old who was reported to have disappeared from school June 4.


With tears in his eyes and a shaky voice, Staton said he’s sending home rescue teams from across Oregon, Washington and California who have been scouring the area around rural Skyline Elementary School in Northwest Portland. Staton said his office will now focus on the case as a criminal investigation.


“While we still are keeping all options open, it is a natural progression to move the overall focus to a criminal case,” said Capt. Monte Riser. “It is very important to us that family and friends of Kyron, as well as the public, know that our commitment and resources are unwavering.”

Riser said rescue teams had “completed the mission” by searching every location of interest — some of them multiple times. Sheriff’s office officials said around 1,300 rescuers had been involved in the search, with 210 in the field today for the final day of the operation.

Staton was backed by the same four members of Kyron’s family who appeared at a news conference Friday, with Kyron’s biological mother Desiree Young again racked with sobs. The family did not speak or take questions, but Staton said they understand and support the shift in the investigation.

Staton’s team from the sheriff’s office was peppered with questions from reporters seeking specifics about the investigation. Capt. Jason Gates finally told reporters to quit asking, saying he’s already explained “ad nauseam” that he can’t provide details.

“You know I can’t answer that,” Gates snapped when a reporter asked if the case is considered a kidnapping.


And in another sign of frayed tempers, this note was taped to the doors of the Brooks Hill Historic Church where the news conference was held. It refers to this article in today’s Sunday Oregonian.

http://blogs.wweek.com/news/2010/06/13/in-testy-news-conference-sheriff-calls-off-kyron-horman-search/

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Post by Nama on Sun Jun 13, 2010 4:24 pm

Kyron Horman search may have suffered from confluence of delays


On the morning Kyron Horman was last seen, he was Skyline School's resident expert on red-eyed tree frogs at the school science fair. Then the second-grader vanished and was gone nearly seven hours before anyone noticed.

Kyron's stepmother met the school bus about 3:30 p.m., but the bespectacled 7-year-old wasn't aboard. She called Skyline, and the school secretary called 9-1-1. During the next 4 1/2 hours, authorities mobilized a full-scale search effort involving federal agents who specialize in child-abduction cases.

But by then it was almost nightfall. Time had long become the enemy.

"This investigation really got going eight to 12 hours after it should have," said Clint Van Zandt, a former FBI profiler and Virginia-based security consultant. "Whatever happened to this little boy, by the time authorities really geared up, they were 12 hours behind the power curve.

"That is a long time to be behind in a case like this."

A confluence of factors meant searchers lost key hours:

Officials at Skyline School didn't notify the boy's parents after realizing he was absent. The initial report was given the "lowest priority" rating by emergency dispatchers. Rush-hour traffic Friday evening delayed arrival of trained searchers, who gathered first at the Multnomah County sheriff's patrol office in outer Northeast Portland, then traveled to the site. Getting to the school and Kyron's neighborhood, in the rural northwestern corner of Multnomah County, took more than a half-hour.

And though news organizations reported late Friday that Kyron was missing, authorities didn't issue a full news release until the following morning.

Once notified, Multnomah County authorities responded swiftly, but crucial hours already had been lost, Sheriff Dan Staton said.

"This is what is hugely disturbing to me," he told The Oregonian on Saturday. "The fact that you had a child in school and the last time the child was seen is at 9 in the morning -- there are concerns about that lag time. If the child had walked away from the school, the likelihood of finding him under those circumstances would have been extremely high.

"After five hours," the sheriff said, "you know as well as I do how far a child could walk on a roadway."

Across the country each year, 115 children on average are abducted by strangers or an acquaintance, according to a 2008 report by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Most are found within hours. But a quarter of abducted children are killed. The center's statistics showed that 76 percent of those children die within three hours of being kidnapped.

Though rare, all missing children investigations share an essential element: time.

"Valuable hours were lost because, frankly, no one knew where (Kyron) was," said Bob Lowery, a former homicide commander in the Midwest and executive director of the missing children division of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Added Van Zandt: "As time goes on, it becomes more critical and the potential for some harm to come to this child is greater."

Skyline School officials first realized there was a problem after the school day had ended. Kyron's stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman, said the boy wasn't on the school bus.

School secretary Susan Hall called 9-1-1 at 3:56 p.m. That triggered a page to Portland Public Schools security.

At some point that day, Kyron's teacher had marked the boy absent -- district officials refuse to say when -- but that didn't prompt a call home because Skyline School lacked an automatic notification policy. That has since changed.

Staton said dispatchers at the Bureau of Emergency Communications classified the call from Skyline as "lowest priority." Dispatchers generally classify calls based on who's calling, what information is provided and whether there is an indication of danger or a medical issue.

Within minutes, Portland police and Multnomah County sheriff's deputies were dispatched. About a half-hour passed before they pulled up to the school and the Horman home, about 2 1/2 miles from the school.

The official search for Kyron began at 4:33 p.m.

Among those responding were a sergeant, a police dog and about eight Portland officers. They searched around the school, hoping the shy boy had gone home with someone he knew. Staton said that even before certified searchers arrived, police had searched the school, many of the main roads and the boy's home.

On any given day, kids don't ride the bus when they should, prompting parents to call their school, said Matt Shelby, spokesman for the school district.

"Nine times out of 10 they're found within the hour or so," he said.

But police found no trace of Kyron.

Shortly after 5:30 p.m., school authorities alerted parents through an automated phone message.

"Kyron Horman did not arrive at home today," the message said.

The alert was intended for Skyline parents, but it went out to other parents, too. Anyone who'd seen Kyron was asked to call police.

"The only thing we knew is that he was missing," Shelby said.

The sheriff's office began calling trained searchers at 5:30 p.m. The first search teams arrived at 8:09 p.m. The search-and-rescue coordinator, Deputy Mark Herron, arrived at 8:25 p.m.

Among those who got a call that night was sheriff's Sgt. Travis Gullberg, another search-and-rescue coordinator.

"We've got a scenario developing," Detective Sgt. Lee Gosson told him.

Sometime between 7 and 7:45 p.m., Staton personally called the FBI. He said the circumstances -- Kyron disappeared from school on a busy morning -- prompted him to ask for help from the feds.

"I wanted them involved because the last time this child was seen was inside a school," he said. "This was not a child walking away from their home or getting lost in the woods. This is a child who got lost inside a school with faculty there. That was the last time the child was seen."

The bureau pulled in agents from across the country. Two who would help with the technical aspect arrived that night. Another set of agents with expertise in missing-child cases landed at midnight. More joined Saturday morning.

By then, Kyron had been gone for 24 hours.


Though news organizations heard reports about a possible missing child over their police scanners and began trying to sort out what was going on, official public notification of the media was slow and sketchy.

Portland school officials didn't issue a news release that afternoon, and the public information officer for the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office only learned of the investigation some time that night between 7 and 7:15.

About an hour later, a sheriff's official met some reporters at Skyline School and released a photo of the boy, but the agency issued its first official news release on the investigation about 9 a.m. the next day.

Staton said his agency responded quickly to Kyron's disappearance.

"For the location of the school," Staton said, "this is a really good response time, especially when you are talking about a Friday, the time of day, rushing through traffic to get out here."

The FBI often volunteers personnel when children vanish. But the bureau does not consider itself a first responder in such emergencies, FBI spokeswoman Beth Anne Steele said.

"Relatively speaking," she said, "we were notified very early in the process."

It's been more than a week since Kyron's stepmother saw him walk toward his classroom in Skyline School after the pair toured the school science fair and admired Kyron's tree frog project. Investigators now characterize Kyron as a missing and endangered child.

The investigation, in its 10th day today, is one of the largest ever overseen by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and has included more than 500 searchers.

But Van Zandt said the likelihood that Kyron wandered out of the school, got hurt and is awaiting rescue is fading.

"The chances are getting slimmer and slimmer that that is what happened to him and that he could ... survive," Van Zandt said.

The moment an adult took note that Kyron wasn't at school Friday, an effort to find him should have been set in motion, Van Zandt said.

"And within an hour instead of 12 hours," he said, "this case would have been moving."

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/06/kyron_horman_search_may_have_s.html

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Post by Nama on Sun Jun 13, 2010 4:33 pm



The official search effort for a missing 7-year-old boy is ending and the case has now turned into a criminal investigation with a $25,000 reward, police announced on Sunday.

Kyron Horman disappeared on June 4 sometime after a science fair at Skyline Elementary School.

For over a week, search and rescue crews have combed the area around the school and other areas of interest around town without success. On Sunday, they will be wrapping up the search effort and going home.

"We will keep a contingent of search and rescue crews on call to respond to any tip or investigative lead that needs to be check out," Capt. Monte Reiser, with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, said during a news conference on Sunday.

What happened to the young boy remains a mystery. News that the official search effort is now over and the case is being moved into the next phase had to come at some point but police say they are still committed to the family.

"It's very important to us that the family and friends of Kyron, as well as the public, know that our commitment and resources are unwavering," Capt. Reiser said.

"I spent a great deal of time with the families yesterday," said Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton, who spoke at the news conference as well. "They understood the course and they were very supportive of it. I outlined exactly what it was that we would be doing as an agency and being supported by the other agencies in the State of Oregon in this process."

Police Seek Surveillance Video

As part of the investigation, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is requesting surveillance video from nearby storefronts, private homes, security cameras or any other surveillance recording from June 3 and June 4. They are specifically looking for video of vehicular traffic from the following locations:

Northwest Cornelius Pass Road
Northwest Germantown Road
Northwest Logie Trail Road
Northwest Rocky Point Road
Northwest Skyline Road
Northwest 185th Avenue
Northwest West Union Road
Northwest Springville Road
Bethany Boulevard
Northwest Springville Road
Northwest Newberry Road
Northwest McNamee Road
Highway 30 from Northwest Rock Point to Germantown Road
Northwest Kaiser Road
Northwest Thompson Road
Northwest Laidlaw Road
Anyone with video of those areas is asked to contact the sheriff's office tip line at (503) 261-2847. Leave your name, contact information and identify the specific location or street address of the video footage.

Reward

"As of today, through the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, we will be offering a reward of up to $25,000 for any information that leads to the location of Kyron," said Staton.

If you have information you think might help in the investigation, call the tip line at (503) 261-2847.

Prayer Vigil

A prayer vigil for Kyron is scheduled for June 15 at 7 p.m. It will be held at Sunset Presbyterian Church at Northwest Cornell Road.

Fliers

Kyron Horman flier 1
Kyron Horman flier 2 (FBI)
Kyron Horman flier 3 (Multnomah County)
T-Shirts

There is a large quantity of Kyron missing persons t-shirts available for sale on a first-come, first-served basis at the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Hanson Building at 12240 N.E. Glisan. They will be available after 3 p.m. on Sunday.

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Post by Wrapitup on Sun Jun 13, 2010 4:40 pm

So now it's a criminal investigation. They know more than they are saying. I still say look at the 16 year old step brother. It was recent that they started living together.

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Post by jeanne1807 on Sun Jun 13, 2010 4:51 pm

Thank you BJ. We can always count on you for up to the minute news. I never need to look any further.

What a great service you do to all of our members. You are the best.

Wrap my hinky meter is going off too. Something just isn't right. I hate to always point fingers but I just don't know about the way people and police are acting. Kind of different from the way other families have acted.
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Post by Wrapitup on Sun Jun 13, 2010 5:03 pm

Honestly, BJ is my Sherlock Holmes, except she is real and female and kicks some booty! Plus, this is in BJ's neck of the woods.

I have had a red flag on the 16 year old step son from the get go. Don't know why. Jealousy maybe.

Kyron looks like one of those kids in school that others might call a nerd. He is probably very smart and would rather do a science project than play outside. Poor kid!!! I pray he is found alive!

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Post by lisette on Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:05 pm

Surely they have already been looking into possible criminal action and not just a lost or runaway situation...I can't believe that they would JUST NOW start this type of investigation...looking at surveillance videos, etc.
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Post by jeanne1807 on Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:29 pm

Does anybody know why the boy lives with his dad and not his mom?

Also why did the stepson suddenly move in at 16 years old? Problems?

I hope they have questioned all his new friends.

Next question whatever is that little boy eating. Those white things on a black tray with a dipping sauce.

Sorry it's been a slow day and I have questions...
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Post by Nama on Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:52 pm

Kyron Horman, as pictured in a 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' t-shirt on the day he went missing, is now the subject of a criminal investigation himself. We learned this major development on day ten of the operation, along with a $25,000 reward for information that leads to seven year-old Kyron, who hasn't been seen since a science fair at Skyline School on June 4th.


Sunday afternoon, Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton and Captain Monte Reiser each had statements and answered limited questions. Kyron's parents attended, but did not speak. The sheriff said they're supportive of this change of course. He says the investigative phase is wide open, and that he won't stop dedicating the resources it'll take to bring Kyron home. Sheriff Staton adds that they wouldn't necessarily have to find Kyron before making an arrest. Captain Reiser says the searchers are headed home after completing their mission of a thorough search around the school, Kyron's home, the land in between and some other specific areas. There was no specific evidence brought forward, Reiser says this is just a "natural progression". The operation now shifts from Skyline to the sheriff's headquarters in Northeast Portland.

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Post by jeanne1807 on Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:56 pm

I can't remember the rule on bringing things over from another site...but read this over on BOC and thought it interesting.

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June 12, 2010 at 1:56 pm
Blinked has asked what the current thinking among the parents is. The truth is–everybody is frustrated with the complete lack of information. And many are confused by why the search is centered around the school, again and again and again.

Some parents may know more than others but have been asked not to talk about it to other parents. I am definitely NOT in the know. I do know that the school had a new janitor in the last 2 weeks, and I heard nothing about who this person is, if he is around, etc… But it would be completely irresponsible for me to cast any doubt on this person. That is just the only question mark I have.

Otherwise, this school is an amazing community. The principal knows every child by name, every parent by name, and everyone seems to know everyone. If this could happen at Skyline, it could happen anywhere
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Post by Nama on Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:57 pm

The case -- which had centered on locating a missing child -- is now a criminal investigation with an offer of a $25,000 reward for tips that lead to finding him.

Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton vowed to keep looking.

The family made only its second public appearance Sunday. The boy's mother and stepmother, father and stepfather lined up behind Staton, next to a blown-up photo of Kyron, but did not speak and took no question at a news conference.

Kyron's stepmother, Terri Horman, who was the last family member to see him on June 4, gripped the hand of the boy's mother, Desiree Young. Kyron's father, Kaine Horman, had his arm around his wife.

Authorities have released few details, declining to say where they were searching and why. They wouldn't say why they decided to classify the case as a criminal investigation. Capt. Jason Gates declined to say whether authorities are considering Kyron's disappearance a kidnapping.

As the operation ratcheted back, about 210 searchers went out Sunday, many of them spotted at Sauvie Island again. They were on foot and on horses; some were delivered to the island by TriMet buses.

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/06/kyron_horman_search_wraps_up_a.html

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The transcript of the statement (made by Tony Young):

"Hello, My name is Tony Young and I am Kyron's stepfather. The family has asked me speak on their behalf today. I would just like to say, Kyron, we miss you, we love you and we need you home right now. We're doing everything we can to work with law enforcement and the search and the rescue crews to make sure you can get back to us as soon as possible.

"We want to say how much we appreciate the outpouring of love and support, prayer and thoughts as we wait for you. Your school friends and their families and teachers and staff at your school and the community as a whole have shown how much impact one little boy's smile can have on a community.

"You mean everything to us and until you come home, this family is not complete. Please Kyron keep up the hope. We believe in you and we know you will be back with us soon."

Kaine Horman, Kyron's father, then spoke:

"Hi, I'm Kaine. I'm Kyron's father. We want to thank the community the parents, the children, the bus drivers and all of those who are being interviewed multiple times to help find Kyron. Thank you. We as the family know how difficult and stressful this is, but your memories and statements can help us find Kyron.

"We will never be able to thank you enough for that help.

"Finally, we would like to thank the media. If it was not for you showing Kyron on every newscast and printing his story in the paper, his face would not be known to everyone. People from around the nation have seen his picture. This helps tremendously.

"Please help us bring Kyron home."

"This is the one week anniversary, which is very sensitive to us," said Capt. Mike Shults of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office.

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/06/kyron_hormans_family_makes_emo.html


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Post by jeanne1807 on Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:03 pm

Don't know if any of this is new but lots of information. http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/andrewburton/index.html
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Post by jeanne1807 on Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:03 pm

From BOC

That particular heli is equipped with specialized equipment that is designed to see reverse polarization, infared, and ground disturbances, among other proprietary things.

What is noteworthy, is that they are only utilizing professional search teams, which we call “rated” if you will. This is a massively expensive undertaking in it’s 9th day, and they have refused public search help, or any civillian participation.

First, I wish to commend that approach when it is available.

Second, for me, confirms my belief they have a suspect, and leads generated to that individual are leading their efforts.
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Post by Nama on Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:13 pm

Skyline School is located at 11536 NW Skyline Blvd. in a rural area of northwest Portland.....VERY rural.



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Post by Nama on Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:19 pm

Kyron lives a few miles away from the school with his father, Kaine Horman, stepmother, stepbrother and stepsister.

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Post by Wrapitup on Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:32 pm

I know this if off topic, but I just have to say..that picture is beautiful. All that flora and fauna - breathtaking.

This is the statement made on page one that I keep thinking about:

Terri also has a 16-year-old son from a former marriage who has lived with her mom and dad for the past few months in Roseburg. The teen's father also lives in the area and the two are on a Boy Scout camping trip this weekend.
I don't know. This case is truly a mystery!

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I just deleted last my comment. I thought the other blogs said Kyron's father and the stepbrother were camping. I misunderstood. They must have meant the stepbrother and HIS father.

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http://ci.medford.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=1767

Kyron's stepfather is a detective in Medford, OR.

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Post by lisette on Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:26 am

I wonder why Kyron's bio mom didn't raise him...Terri's mother said that she (Terri) and Kyron's father had been together seven or eight years and married for four or five years. His bio mom seems to have stayed close, and seems to now have a good husband in Tony Young.They all seem to have a good relationship..Maybe she was just not capable of raising a child at the time that Kyron was born...It is just so sad that they are all having to go through this...I pray for his safe return, but hope is fading...

Details that I had not heard before:

8-year-old Tanner Pumala, a desk mate of Kyron says, "I went downstairs, and that was the last time I saw him and I never seen him after that," Tanner told KOIN news. Tanner said, the class was regrouping and it was the substitute that noticed Kyron was missing.

"And she was like 'oh no where's Kyron there's only five' and Mrs. Porter was like it's okay calm down, calm down he's probably in the bathroom or getting a drink of water and she said alright I'm going to leave and she left, " says Tanner Pumala

Tanner said that he noticed that Kyron was not on the school bus when they were going home.

"How he went unnoticed is absolutely just beyond me, say's Tanner's grandmother Wendy Fuhrer.

It would have to be that Kyron knew or trusted. Kids just don't vanish and I find this heart-wrenching, absolutely heart-wrenching and the family what they are going through, I can't even imagine ", said Fuhrer.

Fuhrer said that Tanner told her that he had seen Kyron's mom leaving the school building and Kyron was not with her when she left.

http://www.examiner.com/x-46795-Missing-Persons-Examiner~y2010m6d14-Search-for-missing-Kyron-Horman-is-now-a-criminal-case

From this, I am not clear on whether Kyron was ever with the small group with the chaperone/substitute or if he never showed up to join the group...It sounds like the substitute knew that he was supposed to be in her group and wondered where he was...The teacher kind of brushed her worries aside...By.."and then she left"...Was the sub leaving with the group for the tour? or was she leaving AFTER she got back from the tour? Surely if Kyron was with the group originally, the teacher would not have just marked him absent without searching for him...This really confuses me...
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Post by lisette on Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:51 am

Follow-up on the previous post:

Eight-year-old Tanner Pumala says the first person to notice Kyron Horman missing was a substitute teacher who was taking a head count as the second and third grade class was re-assembling after visiting other classrooms for a science fair at Skyline School last Friday.

But, Portland Public School spokesman Matt Shelby said the account can't be true: "There were no substitutes at the school that day (the day Kyron disappeared)," he said.

Shelby thinks Pumala may be confused because all week after the disappearance a subsitute teacher has been at the school to help with the stress of the Horman case.

Tanner is Kyron's deskmate in their combined second-third grade classroom. Tanner says Kyron was in school for at least an hour Friday morning and that he saw Kyron's step-mother leave the school without Kyron.

http://www.koinlocal6.com/content/news/topstories/story/Hormans-desk-mate-says-substitute-noticed-Horman/TVY3YTREG0SyCP3tb3MkZg.cspx
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Post by TerryRose on Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:39 am

This is all so confusing. But calling off the search is disappointing---I get a bad feeling about this.
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Post by artgal16 on Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:55 pm

Does anyone know if Kyron was a Boy Scout? Over at Blink - there is some interesting talk about the release of Boy Scout files that they have kept for many years that list men who were accused of sexual abuse against the scouts.
here is the link on that article:
http://cbs3.com/topstories/boy.scouts.abouse.2.1653877.html

Im wondering if they think it might have been someone from his scout troop, if in fact he was even a scout that might have lured him out of the school.
They arent being very specific over at blinks but this mention of the boy scouts in connection with Kryon
made me think of it.
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Post by Nama on Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:09 am

Kyron Horman latest news: Police release computer edited photo showing missing boy without glasses

As the search for missing 7-year-old Oregon boy Kyron Horman continues, police have released a computer edited photo showing what he would look like without his eyeglasses.

According to investigators, the retouched picture is only altered “…to the extent to remove the eyeglasses. This has been done to provide a photo to the public to show what Kyron would look like without eyeglasses.”



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Friends and neighbors of missing Kyron Horman gathered at a candlelight vigil Tuesday evening in Northwest Portland to comfort one another and pray for the 7-year-old's safe return.

Those attending, including, for a brief time, Kyron's parents and stepparents, sang songs, read prayers and held white candles at Sunset Presbyterian Church, 14986 N.W. Cornell Road.

Many grappled with the idea that Kyron, a bespectacled second-grader last seen June 4, might never be seen again. But they held out hope that he would be found alive.

"We know that time has passed. ... We know that time isn't necessarily on our side," said Michael Cook, 37, who helped to organize the event and is a friend of Kyron's father, Kaine Horman. "But every case is unique, and we're hopeful that Kyron is found soon and returned to his family, safely, where he belongs."

Cars began to gather in the parking lot before 6 p.m., some with "Missing" fliers featuring Kyron's smiling face taped to their side windows. By 7 p.m., the persistent rain had stopped, the sun was shining, and the large parking lot was nearly full.

The drizzly weather Tuesday was a far cry from the weekend, when temperatures pushed into the 80s and searchers mounted the final stand in their massive search, which some have called the largest, by manpower, in the state's history.

By Monday, the search efforts had been scaled back drastically, and crews from three states and all Oregon counties were told, "Thanks, but no more." Instead, the case was called a criminal investigation.

By Tuesday, smaller groups from the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Dive Team were seen wading through waterways around the Horman family home and on Sauvie Island, about five miles to the north.

Bob and Judy Bobosky were typical of those attending the vigil. Both church members, they have a grandson near Kyron's age.

"When human efforts alone don't bring about a result, you turn to God," Bob Bobosky said.

Vigil organizers provided buttons, fliers and T-shirts featuring Kyron's face and ways to reach authorities with tips.

"The more that we can spread that face, that image and his story," Cook said, "the more likely that when Kyron is seen, that person will have in his mind that 'I need to call that tip line.' "

Carson Guillory, 7, who attends Findley Elementary and lives in Bethany, attended the vigil for Kyron Horman Tuesday evening.
Sunset Pastor Ron Kincaid said about 20 children who attend the church, including three of his own, attend Skyline School, the rural K-8 where Kyron was last seen.

Kincaid asked those gathered to huddle in twos and threes and pray for Kyron, his family, law enforcement and the school's staff.

He read a passage from Jeremiah 23:23-24, emphasizing: "Can anyone hide from me in some secret place?" The passage means, "We know that God is everywhere and knows exactly where Kyron is," he said.

Ben Keefer, principal of Skyline School, also addressed those who had come to show their support, saying the school's community was "incredibly heartbroken."

"I'm just ever hopeful that Kyron comes home safe and sound," Keefer said.

At the vigil's end, volunteers helped to light hundreds of small candles from a larger candle on the church stage.

People were encouraged to leave messages for the Horman family. By the time the sanctuary was empty, the baskets were overflowing with note cards.


http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/06/kyron_horman_vigil_draws_about.html

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Post by Nama on Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:45 pm

Little by little, some clarification is emerging to the public about the investigation of the missing 7 year old Oregonian, Kyron Horman. The police may have their reasons, but they are withholding as much information about the case as they possibly can withhold.

Professionals such as Clint VanZandt, a criminal profiler and former FBI agent, find this 'tight-lipped' approach to be counterproductive to any forward progress in the case. Cooperation between the police and family, and there interaction with the media, can go a long way in solving a case. The classic case of Elizabeth Smart was cited by VanZandt, as proof of this.

The Multnomah County Sheriff's office had announced that they would scale-down the search for Kyron, but now they are doing just the opposite. They have intensified the search on Sauvie Island, which is a six-mile drive from Skyline school. Did they get a tip from somewhere that this is the place to look? This is implied.

One thing that I've learned, is that the photograph of Kyron in front of his science project was taken by his stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman. Terri posted the photo on her Facebook page at 1:21 PM on that Friday, June 4th. This photo, which is so ubiquitous on the internet, comes close to being the last time Kyron was ever seen.

Another thing that I've learned, which seems to contradict what was said earlier, is that Terri Horman was the last person to see Kyron, when she waved goodbye to him at 8:45 AM. Supposedly, he walked towards his classroom. As far as the fact that another student saw him at 9:00 AM, this is apparently a mistake?


Sorry, but this is the best photo I could get of Terri Moulton Horman, stepmother to Kyron Horman. Apparently, she was the last one to see little Kyron, at 8:45 AM on that June 4th. How could he walk down the hall towards his classroom, then suddenly vanish into thin air?
It would be nice if the falsehood of this sighting at 9:00 AM could be confirmed, but it's impossible to get a confirmation from the police. Maybe they're trying to trip someone up, and catch them lying with conflicting stories, but I can't say? So it's really just on the stepmother's word that we know 8:45 AM to be the last time Kyron was actually seen.

If he was walking down the hall towards his classroom, you would think that someone else would have seen him? Classmates, maybe a teacher, perhaps school staff? But no one did. The only other confirmed person that saw Terri and Kyron together in front of his science exhibit at 8:15 AM, was Gina Zimmerman, president of the school PTA.

Another odd thing, is that homeroom didn't begin until 10:00 AM. Therefore, when Terri let him off at 8:45 AM, Kyron would have an hour and a quarter to blow. In theory, if he was roaming around the halls and maybe popping into classrooms looking at other science exhibits, he would have been seen by many people. And yet he wasn't?

Therefore, I believe that he disappeared after 8:45 and before 9 AM. Had he not vanished by then, someone would have positively identified him, after that time. This is only logical. As a result of his lack of sighting, I'm not entirely convinced of Terri's version of events. If she saw him walking away only several yards from his destination, to the classroom door, how could he not make it there, and enter the door? At that point, someone would have spotted him.

And yet no one ever saw the child after 8:15 AM, except the stepmother. I'm not accusing her of anything. Terri may want to take a polygraph test to reaffirm her account of that morning of June 4th. I know that people are being cruel to her and accusing her of wrong doing. This is all the more reason to take a polygraph test, so that the focus of the investigation can veer away from the family.

One item of credibility where I would like to see more investigation, is the account of a neighbor to the elementary, Jim Kelley. On that Friday at around 3:00 PM. Kelley saw a white pick-up truck with a female driver pull to the end of the road, idle and then turn around. Kelly thought this very odd, but it happened again at 2:00 AM Saturday. What was this lady in the white truck up to? Words of Kelly: "That's beyond rare."

There are many unusual things about this case. Cops are crying at news conferences. Police are revealing zero information. The parents of the missing child are in the background. The biological mother and the stepmother didn't even speak at last Friday's news conference. Weirdest of all, is the atmosphere on the Kyron Horman Facebook page, where people are angry, fearful and hateful, hurling accusations left and right.

Yes, a crowd mentality is present in the Portland community that is scary to behold. And I can understand why the stepmother wants to stay away from the spotlight. It's a Salem witch hunt all the way, but now the court of popular opinion is our social media! I may need to lay low myself, or a vigilante mob may come after me!

http://newsblaze.com/story/20100616092709kays.nb/topstory.html

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Post by Nama on Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:48 pm



Hoping to spark someone's memory and get new tips in the case, police on Tuesday created and circulated a new photo of Kyron without his glasses. The hope was that it would help people see what Kyron would look like if he was no longer wearing his glasses. Police had previously shared a replica of the glasses Kyron was wearing on the day he disappeared.
In addition to the new photos, the world's largest advertising company, Clear Channel, donated 30 billboards to aid in the search for Kyron.

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Post by jeanne1807 on Wed Jun 16, 2010 9:05 pm

I was starting to tell my husband all about this case and he said without a blink..the stepmother. Hummm does that come from the "evil stepmother syndrum"?

I have always been suspecious of her. But have given her the benefit of doubt. She seems older than the husband and has an 18 month old baby making me think she might have some depression from after the baby. Then I also am wondering about the step brother.

The real mother didn't seem as open to the stepmother at the news conference. I wonder why. I also wonder why the real mother didn't have custody?

Strange story.
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HORMAN, KAINE ANDREW 36

MOULTON, TERRI LYNN 40

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Post by Nama on Thu Jun 17, 2010 12:19 am

Residents on Sauvie Island said they are on alert for clues about Kyron Horman's disappearance.
Earlier this week, members of a Multnomah County dive team were spotted wading into waterways around the northwest Portland island. Deputies later confirmed the search was part of the investigation into the missing 7-year-old.
The divers returned again Wednesday, deputies said. There is no word on their findings or what brought them to Sauvie Island.
A sheriff's office horse trailer was also spotted in the area after the major search operation was called off Sunday.
Randy Laws, a fisherman, said locals have been checking their properties and along the riverfront to assist in the sheriff's investigation.
“I've seen some boats go by today and they were going pretty slow, so it looked like they were looking," Laws said.
Kyron's disappearance 13 days ago sparked one of the largest search efforts in Oregon's history. On Sunday, deputies called off hundreds of searchers as the case became a criminal investigation.
The second-grade student was last seen after a morning science fair at Skyline Elementary School.

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Something or someone led them to the water. Otherwise, why would LE go there?

Unfortunately, I think he is dead and I do believe a family member is responsible.

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Post by Nama on Thu Jun 17, 2010 4:17 pm

An Amber Alert was never issued in the case of missing child Kyron Horman, according to KEZI News. As per federal guidelines, the case did not qualify for Amber Alert status and, although there has been a huge outcry over the fact that one wasn't issued for Kyron Horman, authorities define their cases by local, state, and federal legal standards, then proceed accordingly. In the case of young Kyron, his became a missing persons case based on the details of his disappearance and the evidence gathered, which still has not been completely made public.

The 7-year-old Oregon student disappeared on June 4, and was reported missing at 3:45 p.m. when he didn't get off the bus, and after his stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman, checked with the school and found out he had been marked absent for the day. But, Kyron had been at school. He had arrived early at Skyline Elementary School in Portland with his stepmother for a science fair. She told investigators that she said good-bye and hugged the child at around 8:45 a.m., and watched him walk toward his classroom before she turned and left for home. This coincides with the last time Kyron Horman was seen, although police have not released information regarding whether or not he was seen with another individual by those witnesses that place him outside the classroom at around 9 a.m..

Police immediately began a cursory search of the school and home of the missing boy. After a couple hours, Multnomah County officials made the decision to bring in the FBI and call in local and state reinforcements as well to help in the search.

But, an Amber Alert was not issued. Although they have come under considerable criticism, which often happens in missing children cases where an Amber Alert is not issued, Multnomah County officials cited specific guidelines as the reason Kyron Horman's case never received Amber Alert status.

According to the guidelines adopted by the state of Oregon, for the Oregon State Police to issue an Amber Alert, four criteria must be met:

1) Law enforcement must confirm that an abduction has taken place.
2) It must be determined that the child must be at risk of serious injury or death.
3) There must be sufficient information regarding the child, a captor, or a captor's vehicle to issue an alert.
4) Said child must be 17 years old or younger for alert to be issued.

Kyron's case only met one of the preceding guidelines: He was under the age of 18.

Although missing for nearly two weeks, Kyron is considered an "endangered missing child." Multnomah County officials have been extremely reticent with details regarding the case, and it is generally assumed that they still have found no evidence to support the theory that the second-grader was abducted. The fact that his status has been changed to "endangered" signifies that law enforcement does believe the 7-year-old could possibly be in harm's way.

Multnomah County authorities shifted the focus of the case to that of a criminal investigation Sunday, nine days after the student went missing.

Kyron Horman's case is not the only investigation where an Amber Alert was not issued, and the decision was questioned. However, each case indicates the same abduction guideline.

When Sandra Cantu was reported missing from her Tracy, Calif., home in March 2009, an Amber Alert was never issued because there was no evidence to support that she had been abducted. She was later found stuffed into a black suitcase at the bottom of an irrigation pond, and 29-year-old Sunday school teacher Melissa Huckaby was subsequently arrested for her kidnapping and murder. Huckaby was eventually sentenced to life in prison after she surprisingly altered her not guilty plea to guilty in March 2010.

Records indicate that Sandra Cantu died within a few hours after being abducted. An Amber Alert in her case, unfortunately, would have probably made no difference. But, proponents of a more inclusive Amber Alert system maintain that, since time is a crucial element in recovery of the missing children, the potential for recovery is enhanced due to public awareness alone.

Although much of the public often labors under a general misconception that an Amber Alert is to be issued whenever a child is missing, that is not what the Amber Alert program was designed to address. It was set up as

a safeguard against kidnappers and abductors who often do not stay in the general vicinity of their crime, and to alert the public in order to generate leads to quickly recover the abducted child.

Since Amber Alerts are seen by most as an efficient method of notifying the public abut missing children, many that are familiar with the guidelines believe they should be altered to include any and all missing children, regardless of the circumstances surrounding their disappearance. Cases like Kyron Horman's and Sandra Cantu's might generate enough support for such a change.

Despite there not being an Amber Alert, Kyron's case has received considerable law enforcement and media attention. Still, many ponder if the case might have already been closed and the second-grader found, had authorities been able to issue an Amber Alert and make the public aware and, therefore, more vigilant.

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/5497498/kyron_horman_missing_and_no_amber_alert_pg3.html?cat=8

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Post by Nama on Thu Jun 17, 2010 4:19 pm

Investigators hope new national publicity will help them find missing Portland seven-year-old Kyron Horman.
A photo of Kyron that was taken the morning before he disappeared was added to the cover of this week’s 'People' magazine. (See cover photo below) The highly read publication will also feature a story about the search for Kyron.
NBC’s 'Today Show' has already featured the search for Kyron in several of their newscasts and now CNN Headline News has also added coverage of the case in the cable network's justice-themed interview debate show hosted by Nancy Grace. In addition, 'America's Most Wanted' planned to broadcast details on the case over the weekend.
Police hope this major coverage will lead to even more tips.
“We've gotten post cards sent to our main headquarter with tips on it. This morning I actually got a call on my cell phone from someone in the Midwest,” said Lt. Mary Lindstrand with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.



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Post by Nama on Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:34 pm

According to recent news report, the search for Kyron Horman has turned to his stepmother, Terri Horman. Kyron Horman vanished from his Portland, Oregon elementary school on June 4th. The case has shifted from a search and rescue effort to a criminal case however authorities have not said why. Now, new reports by the Williamette Week state that the case is focused on Kyron’s stepmother.

According to the report, cell phone pings from Terri Horman’s phone showed that she was near the area of the Sauvie Island region. The Sauvie Island and Multnomah County channel have been heavily searched throughout the case. An official statement from authorities naming a suspect in the case, or a person of interest has not been made. The Williamette Week quotes law enforcement official speaking off the record.

There is no doubt that Terri Horman has been convicted in the court of public opinion.

Some have remarked that she hasn’t shown enough emotion. Others have said that she hasn’t spoke to the public. One commenter remarked that Terri Horman hasn’t shown anger against the school for losing her stepson, or towards the teacher who failed to report him missing. These remarks have left many to speculate on her involvement.

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office has not named any suspects but have said that the family has not yet been cleared either.http://primewriter.com/news-1246-headlines/?p=7549

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Post by lisette on Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:22 pm

Could this be true? Although I originally suspected her, I kinda changed my mind...but then, at the press conference, something about her body language made me wonder...The bio mom seemed truly upset, but Terri just acted weird, I thought...Oh well, I just don't know what could have happened to this child!
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Post by lisette on Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:38 pm

Seattle, WA– Kristian S Horman, Uncle to missing 7 year old Kyron Horman, was arrested yesterday on charges of child molestation.
Book Number CIN Book Date Race Sex
2010011682 552430 6/16/2010 14:25:00 W M
Charge Description Disposition

CHILD MOLESTATION 3 (0084030) COMM
RCW/Code Bail Amount Court
9A.44.089(2) $0
Charging Agency Charge Date Arrest Type
SNOHOMISH COUNTY SHERIFF 6/16/2010 14:25:00 CM
Kristian Horman is being held without bail in Snohomish County, WA.

It is unclear if Horman’s arrest is related to Kyron Horman’s disappearance.

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Post by Wrapitup on Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:57 pm

OMG, you are right. I couldn't imagine it. That's what I get for posting half asleep. Thanks, Lisette!!

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Normal Dive Teams Now Involved In Search For Missing Oregon Boy, Kyron Horman

Post by NiteSpinR on Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:11 am

http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/06/17/oregon.missing.boy/index.html
June 17, 2010 2:31 p.m. EDT

Police divers looked in undisclosed waterways for evidence Wednesday connected to the disappearance of an Oregon boy who vanished from his school nearly two weeks ago, authorities told CNN.


"We had dive teams out helping, but I can't talk about the specifics where they were searching," said Lt. Mary Lindstrand, spokeswoman for the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office. Lindstrand would not provide details of the operation but said the dive teams have previously been at the location.

Kyron Horman, 7, was last seen the morning of June 4 walking down the hallway of Skyline Elementary School in Portland as he headed to his second-grade classroom, his stepmother has told investigators, according to police.

The investigation, which originally was classified as a missing endangered child case, now has been labeled a criminal probe. Authorities have pursued hundreds of leads from Oregon and beyond.

"We were at 1,200 [tips] the first week, and they've been coming in steady since," Lindstrand said.

Linstrand added she is hopeful that Kyron will be found alive. "That would be the best outcome," she said.

A Tuesday prayer vigil for Kyron at Sunset Presbyterian Church drew hundreds of people.

Kyron was wearing dark cargo pants and a black T-shirt with the "CSI" logo on it at the time of his disappearance. He is 3 feet 8 inches tall, weighs 50 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information on Kyron's whereabouts is asked to call the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office.

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Post by TerryRose on Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:32 am

This doesn't look like the suspicion should be on the stepmother, but rather on the brother of the father to me.
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Post by artgal16 on Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:42 am

Kaine and Kristian’s father, R. Neil Horman, is a children’s author. His stories take place in the Washington wilderness - The books take place where children have experiences in the wilderness - Im not sure but I think its about children wandering in the woods. Here is an introduction to one of his books
Rolfs Hideout

Rolf’s Hideout is a wonderful place for children and animals to play. It has winding trails and gurgling creeks and lots of other things just waiting to be discovered and explored.

Rolf’s Hideout is just off the Mountain Loop highway near Snohomish, Washington. It’s the place just before the wooden bridge if you are traveling south.

The hideout is located within a National Forest in the Cascade Mountains on the banks of the Sauk River. It is surrounded by mountains, hills, and valleys filled with natural forests and meadows.

Rolf’s Hideout is a rather rustic community of cabins of various designs and construction. Some are log cabins with high-pitched roofs and sleeping lofts where the attic usually is. There are no electric services so fireplaces and propane gas or wood stoves are used for heating and cooking. There is no indoor plumbing so the conveniences are located outside in small buildings called outhouses.

During the winter only the hardiest sportsmen visit the hideout because it is very cold and snowy. There are only three families that live there year round and sometimes the snow is so deep that they cannot get out of the hideout for weeks at a time.

In the spring, summer, and fall, however, the hideout is a wonderful place to be.

Tommy Raccoon is one of the inhabitants of the hideout. Tommy is a flying raccoon. He is one of the Tennessee Raccoons.

Tommy’s best friend is Buddy. Buddy is a gray and black striped cat who visits each year from the city. Tommy also likes Buddy’s humans Micaela, Quinlan, and Meagan. These humans are quite small in comparison to other humans Tommy had seen around Rolf’s Hideout. The large ones usually try to scare Tommy, so he stays away from them. But the little ones talk to Tommy and are friendly. Buddy calls the little humans ‘children’ and tries to take care of them when the large humans are gone doing large human things.

It is in and around Rolf’s Hideout that we shall discover many things. We will discover how Buddy became a hero, who is fabulous Billy, what relativity is, how Meagan lost her favorite teacup, and many other important things.
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I find this very odd
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Post by Nama on Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:10 am

Two weeks after the little boy disappeared from his Oregon elementary school, Willamette Week reports that investigators have determined that Moulton Horman was not where she said she was on the day her stepson vanished.

Police say Moulton Horman's cell phone records show that on June 4, the day Kyron was last seen, she was on Sauvie Island, five miles from Kyron's school. Rescuers have been combing that island for any signs of the second-grader since June 10.

Willamette Week, citing unnamed law-enforcement officials "from agencies at the city, county and federal level," says Moulton Horman raised suspicions almost immediately for having claimed to have gone to the gym after reporting Kyron missing.

"Hitting the gym," she wrote on her Facebook wall that morning.

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Post by artgal16 on Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:19 am

I think there is something very wrong here. What I would like to know is when exactly was that picture taken of Kyron in front of his science project? Has it been established absolutely that it was the day he disappeared or could it have been before?
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Post by Nama on Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:32 am

Kristian Horman was SENTENCED, not arrested yesterday. He was arrested back in 2009.

Kristian Horman is being held without bail in Snohomish County, WA. He was arrested in January 2009, and although his trial was delayed due to several continuances, there appears to be multiple arrests on his record, some of which are unaccessible to the public.



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Post by artgal16 on Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:36 am

Between the time he was arrested and when he was sentenced - was he out on bail?
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