Search under way for 2 year old Syler Newton.
Two year old Syler Newton has been missing since 12 am Sunday morning, July 25, 2010 from the Beaver Creek Campground in Arizona according to the County Sheriff’s Office. Syler Newton is describes as having brown hair, blue eyes, and is almost 3 feet tall and weighs about 20 pounds. According to reports he was last only wearing a diaper.
Two-year-old Syler Newton was last seen in his family’s tent at around 12 am Sunday morning, according to the YCSO. The family was camping at the Beaver Creek Campground, southeast of the Sedona turnoff (SR 179) on Interstate 17. He was reported missing shortly before 2 am.
2-Year-Old Goes Missing From Family Camp Site. Syler Newton was in the process of being adopted by the family who he was camping with. However, initially the woman that Syler was with referred to herself as his mom. The bio mom is trying to be located by authorities as to the relationship and why the bio mom is not in custody of the bio mom.
Could this be a case of a toddler wandering off in the woods? Of course the question that comes to mind is how does one leave a 2 year old unattended.
If anyone has any information on Syler’s whereabouts to call 9-1-1 or the Sheriff’s Office at (928) 771-3260.
Officials said the woman who reported Syler missing claimed to be the boy’s mother, but it was later discovered she is his adoptive mother and is currently in the process of gaining custody.
Deputies do not believe any of Syler’s biological relatives were in the area at the time of his disappearance. At this time, officials said there are no signs of foul play.
The FBI has also been called in for the case. They are interviewing the biological mother to find out the situation surrounding the boy’s care.
D’Evelyn said more than 50 personnel responded to the scene as part of the coordinated search effort. A DPS helicopter was also called in on Sunday to do flyovers in the surrounding area.