Sheriffs deputies call off search for missing toddler

From the San Jose Mercury News

Investigators called off the search Monday for a 19-month-old toddler whose parents reported him missing over the weekend from their home in a heavily wooded area of this suburb north of San Diego.

The toddler, Keithan Panyavong, was last seen around 11 p.m. Saturday, when his parents put him to bed. They first reported him missing around 1 p.m. Sunday, triggering a daylong search-and-rescue operation that included canine squads and a helicopter search team assisted by about 50 volunteers.

A search of the area around the child’s home netted no clues about the child’s whereabouts, said San Diego Sheriff’s Department spokesman Capt. Glenn Revell.

“We’ve searched the entire area the child could have traversed himself,” Revell said. “At this juncture we’re calling off the search absent additional information that would help us direct our resources more effectively.”

Revell said there was no indication of foul play at the home. Investigators may turn the case over to the homicide unit, which handles missing-person cases, Revell said.

“I don’t understand why or how anybody would want to take him or what happened, how he got out of my house,” his mother Erika told KGTV as she held back tears.

Panyavong is 3 feet tall and 25 pounds, authorities said. He has black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing one-piece blue pajamas with feet.

Anyone with information on the boy should call the sheriff’s department at (858) 565-5200.

Previous Post: Missing 19 month old 

Other News Articles about Keithan Panyavong

Search continues for missing Escondido boy

ESCONDIDO — The search continued Monday for a toddler who disappeared Sunday from his home in a rural, wooded area of unincorporated Escondido, authorities said.

Deputies investigate details of boy’s disappearance

After mounting an exhaustive overnight hunt for a missing 19-month-old boy, sheriff’s officials have shifted their efforts to investigating the boy’s mysterious disappearance.

Toddler missing in unincorporated Escondido
ESCONDIDO —- Search crews were still looking late Sunday night for a 19-month-old boy reported missing earlier in the day from his home in a rural area of
Police Seek Missing Escondido Toddler
SAN DIEGO, December 10, 2006 – A 19-month-old boy went missing Sunday in unincorporated Escondido, according to a sheriff’s lieutenant.
Deputies Searching For Missing Toddler
SAN DIEGO — A search was under way Sunday for a missing toddler in Escondido, San Diego Sheriff’s deputies said. Deputies received
Toddler reported missing in San Marcos
SAN MARCOS —- A 19-month-old boy was reported missing today from his home in San Marcos, authorities said. The toddler, described

Advertisements



    Leave a Reply

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

    Connecting to %s



%d bloggers like this: