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I tried to keep my suspisions "open" and not "go there" with the step mother, however I do see that the FBI behaviorists have most probably put together an impressive picture of her.....potentially viewed narcisistic behaviors in the last months.
What happened with her 16 year old son who since March is now with his dad? Why now, when she had sole custody all his life?.....Interesting developments.

Please remember Richard Jewel. He was innocent. The FBI mistakenly picked him as the Atlanta Olympic bomber. The FBI leaked information to the press. He was convicted in the press. But, he was innocent. There but for grace...

I can't help but think about the Yale murder. Some 20-something lab worker goes missing. The cops go to the video, and see that she goes into the building, but never leaves the building. So they find her body inside the building, and quickly ID the main suspect. The video gave us the answer very quickly.

Too bad the school did not have video cams for this case. Why not? We have already lost all privacy everywhere else, why not have "cams for kids"? This case would have been solved in hours...

I "went there" in my theory of who took Kyron early on. The one thing I wonder about is how in a crowded school on a special event day there are no witnesses to Kyron leaving with anyone or by himself......

She established a back up story by telling Kyron's teacher he had a doctor's appointment that day. If she would have bumped into anyone seeing her leave with Kyron, she could have just said he had an appointment. A parent leaving with a kid shouldn't really be memorable on a special event day.

There are way too many inconsistencies in her behavior, I believe. Cell phone tracking records prove she lied too about where she was that day as well. She's got some serious explaining to do.

Doc G - I believe I read in the O or WW that the doctor's appointment was for the following Friday, 6/11, (as per a note from the step-mom in advance) but the teacher got confused and thought it was the Science Fair Friday when Kyron didn't show up in class (which also could explain why the teacher didn't report him to the office as an unexcused absence).

To everyone's comments here on the step-mother Terri Moulton Horman's involvement with the disappearance of Kyron, let us not forget the disappearances of Miranda Gaddis and Ashley Pond in the Spring and Summer of 2002 when the parents of both girls were heavily questioned in their missing cases. I remember that case because law enforcement officials began with both families and eliminated them after intensive questioning and began to focus their attention on Ashley Pond's and Miranda Gaddis's friends in the neighborhood and at school. Eventually, the pressure got to Ward Weaver's son, who mis-spoke about helping his father with the disposal of one of the girl's bodies and law enforcement and the local media began to connect the dots. A day later, the F.B.I. was on Ward Weaver's property, exhuming the bodies and arresting Mr. Weaver for Ashley and Miranda's murders ! Finally, I believe the same situation will prevail with Kyron's case. Somebody is going to slip up and local law enforcement and the media will connect the dots and make their arrest(s). I pray Kyron is okay and is safely returned to his families and friends !

tom1804, your facts on the ward weaver thing are in error... that house of cards fell because ward attempted to rape his son's girlfriend and she escaped and that brought in the authorities. his son did not admit to helping dispose of the bodies but did admit his father had told him he killed the girls.

My bets are on the Step mom. Too strange the whole deal. The cell phone was tracked to Sauvie. What more do they need? Also if my kid was missing, I would of been in front of those cameras from the minute it was clear something was not right. Lets also take wagers on how much the school board will cough up when the lawyers get their horns in this. They are as guilty as the step mommie.

Good thing we have someone like Perry Mason here to sort all this out for us. Pity the stumbling oafs who need facts.

Yeah, Perry Mason is right. It's all the lawyers fault.

We all want to convict the step-mom because it is way too disturbing to think that a stranger (or another parent!) grabbed Kyron. That would mean all of our children are vulnerable, and that's terrifying.

While that's an understandable emotion, I find the public hanging of her despicable. This is no evil stepmother. She raised Kyron since he was less than 2. She is as much his "real" mother as any adoptive parent. Yes, most crimes against children are committed by family or close friends. But not all of them are.

as to the appointment business, early reports read that step and kyron walked through a busy, loud gym in which step mom said something to his teacher about taking him to an appointment. This is why the teacher didn't suspect anything when he wasn't in class, she believed he had left with his step mom for an appointment. On questioning step mom said she told the teacher, in the gym, that he had an appointment next week....(uh huh). (oh, and she also has said the teacher is deaf in one year which is why she didn't hear her properly.)

interesting too, that in addition it sounds like did file some paperwork in advance for an appointment friday the 11th(nice back up?).

John Walsh was heavily suspected in the death of his child. Not guilty. Jaycee Dugard's stepfather was convicted in the press even though he SAW his stepdaughter be abducted.
Not guilty. Ed Smart was also raked over the coals when Elizabeth went missing, as were Jon Benet Ramsey's parents. Shawn Hornbeck's family went through hell when their son went missing. All not guilty!

True, the family must be looked at, but what about 'innocent until proven guilty in a court of law'?

Perry Mason:

If Terri Moulton removed the child from school after visiting the science fair, I'm not sure that PPS has any liability.

PPS is not obligated to prevent a custodial parent from taking the child home early. PPS clearly failed to document parental permission or the time of his early departure. That said, unless PPS witnessed child abuse or suspected the child was in danger, how could they prevent a legal guardian from taking a kid out of school?

It's a known fact that witches are made out of wood and wood floats. Ms. Horman should be waterboarded to see if she's a witch.

Everyone has a theory, here's mine - there was supposedly a talent show in the afternoon. Kyron runs outside to tell his mom about it; she's pulling out and doesn't see him; hits and kills him; panics; then goes to Sauvies Island to dispose of the body. The psychiatrists can speak to this, but that sort of trauma could cause essentially a black-out regarding memories of the event. I do wonder when/if we will have some idea of what happened.

I used to skin-dive and scuba dive in the Persian Gulf a lot. For years, growing up, I never saw a shark. It got so it was hard for me to imagine they really existed. I would swim out at night in this bay, hundreds of yards from shore 'til the dunes looked small. I would float looking up at the stars - never feeling like I could be attacked.
Then one day, I was snorkeling in around 15 to 20 feet of water, and a 6-ft shark went below me going the other way.

Maybe this stepmother is hooked into this. Maybe she's not. It's much easier to ponder the guilt of someone we see than someone we don't see. But there are sharks out there. We know that. Just because we don't see them that often, it doesn't mean they're not moving along looking for an opportunity to attack.

Bill, also have some experience with sharks. I snorkeled in the Red Sea off Massawa and saw some sharks-much smaller than the one you encountered though.

Agree with you about sharks-we need to be wary and vigilant. But not just towards the white, middle-aged variety. Female sharks also have a nasty bite-and can be just as hungry-but with a different kind of appetite(i.e., very needy with a lot of mental problems?).

In Kyron’s case if he was abducted it could have been by a female shark: it would have been less conspicuous, raised fewer alarm bells, and appeared seemingly much more innocent, trustworthy to him than her male counterpart would have.

Obviously, the step-mom's a person of interest. She's also apparently taken a polygraph test - which may not mean much in a court of law, but at least she did so willingly.

Maybe we should back off the conspiracy theories for a bit.

When a four-year-old went missing a few years ago, did anybody think a teenaged-boy was behind it? Lee Iseley.

it is way too disturbing to think that a stranger (or another parent!) grabbed Kyron. That would mean all of our children are vulnerable, and that's terrifying.

The police have specifically said that this is an isolated incident, and that parents of other children have nothing to fear.

There would be no way for them to say that unless they were more than 75% sure that they knew who abducted Kyron, and that it isn't a stranger.

Jack,

How is it possible for Law Enforcement to suggest this was an isolated incident until they have:

A). Charged a suspect, and
B). Found Kyron

The can certainly BELIEVE it wasn't a stranger abduction, but they can't know. Not with the certainty required for me to feel less anxious about my 6 year old.

Her cell phone was tracked to Sauvie. That's why search and rescue was down there. Yeah, looks like they think she's fishy.

Perry Mason IS right. It's a fact the mother went to Sauvie for no apparent reason after school. I hate it, the child is so beautiful and full of life, but he's gone and she did it. We can sit around speculate and talk about all the other cases, this one is clear. She's gonna get arrested within days.. Poor little child, so happy in those pictures. I hope she gets a death penalty.


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