43 Year Old Mom Amy J. Fry-Pitzen Found Dead, 6 Year Old Son Timothy Pitzen Missng in Aurora, IL


43 year old Amy J. Fry-Pitzen and her 6 year old son were reported missing on Thursday, May 12, 2011 by her husband when he had discovered that his wife had checked their son out of school early.

Pic: Timothy Fry-Pitzen missing, WREX

Sadly, the body of Amy J. Fry-Pitzen was found dead in a Rockford, IL hotel room of an apparent suicide; however, there was no sign of the 6 year old boy Timothy who is still missing.  According to police, the mo left a note stating that Timothy was safe with unnamed individuals. The last time she was heard from was on Friday when Amy Fry-Pitzen contacted family members and acquaintances telling them she and Timothy were not in danger. Timothy also spoke with a relative who said it appeared he was not in any distress. However, to date he is missing and numerous jurisdictions in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin are being investigated.

The mom left a note saying that Timothy was fine and that she left him in the care of unnamed individuals, authorities said. Aurora detectives are working with other police departments in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa hoping to gain new leads. Fry-Pitzen has several relatives and friends in Iowa, police added.

After getting her son Wednesday, police said the pair stayed at the Key Lime Cove Resort in Gurnee that night before heading to the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells on Thursday night. Fry-Pitzen was also seen at Sullivan’s Foods in the 700 block of Elida Street in Winnebago, Ill., at around 8 p.m. Friday.

Description of  Timothy Pitzen:

  • Timothy is described as a white
  • about 4-foot-2 inches tall
  • weighing about 70 pounds
  • brown hair and brown eyes

If anyone has any information or may have seen Timothy in recent days is asked to call Aurora Police at 630-256-5500, or their local authorities by dialing 911.

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  • Comments

    3 Responses to “43 Year Old Mom Amy J. Fry-Pitzen Found Dead, 6 Year Old Son Timothy Pitzen Missng in Aurora, IL”

    1. jetplane on May 16th, 2011 5:08 pm

      There’s a boys body they are trying to id in Maine. It just came across the CNN news wire.

    2. jetplane on May 16th, 2011 5:09 pm
    3. becky on May 17th, 2011 2:08 am

      i think he has blue eyes
      the child in maine that is

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