10 Year Old Devon Morrison Missing Since 9/14/13 in Belding, MI …Searching the Flat River (Update: Police Tape Off Area Around Devon’s Home) (Update: Find Sneakers, but Boy Still Missing) (Update: Found Deceased)
10 year old Devon Morrison has been missing since Saturday, September 14, 2013 in Belding, MI. According to accounts, Devon Morrison left his home near Harrison Street and North York Street to go fishing alone along the Flat River on Saturday and never returned. A neighbor who knows Devon told police that they spotted him walking on Harrison Street with his fishing pole at 2:30 p.m. Nelson said the neighbor believed the boy was walking away from the river.
Authorities in Belding are searching for a young boy who went missing yesterday after telling his parents he was going fishing.
A dive team has been called in to search the Flat River for missing Devon Morrison, whom Ionia County sheriff’s dispatchers say went missing Saturday, Sept. 14 in Belding.
Morrison left his home near Harrison Street and North York Street on Belding’s northeast side to go fishing alone on Saturday and never returned. His mother reported he was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.
FBI joins search for 10-year-old in Belding; chief calls disappearance ‘suspicious’.
Authorities, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Michigan State Police, have searched the river near downtown with boats and helicopters for the 10-year-old boy, whom police say is well known in this small town community.
The disappearance is considered suspicious, said Belding Police Chief Dale Nelson.
“Because he has not been located and we don’t have a firm direction as to where he’s at, were treating it as a possible criminal activity,” said Nelson.
UPDATE I: Police tape off area around Devon’s home.
Authorities have put up police tape around the home of a missing 10-year-old Belding boy.
A 24 Hour News 8 crew went to the house Sunday evening to speak with the family. When they arrived, they found police sealing off an area around Devon Morrison’s home and police searching the home. Authorities tell 24 Hour News 8 they are searching the home, but wouldn’t give specifics.
UPDATE III: Authorities Find Sneakers Of 10-Year-Old Who Disappeared, But No Signs Of Michigan Boy.
If any one has seen Devon Morrison, please contact the Belding Police Department at (616) 794-1900, or Ionia County Central Dispatch at (616) 522-0911.
UPDATE IV: Divers find body of missing 10-year-old Belding boy near favorite fishing spot.
The body of 10-year-old Devon Morrison was found about 12:30 p.m. today near one of his favorite fishing spots, Belding police Chief Dale Nelson said.
Morrison went missing Saturday afternoon and police and volunteers searched unsuccessfully for him since Saturday night.
Today, however, divers found his body near the Ashfield Street bridge.
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