AMBER ALERT for 6 Year Old Markell Beasley Missing 12/21/13 in Jefferson City, MO … Abducted by 40 year old Demitrius Beasley (Update: Both Found Dead, Murder/Suicide)
An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday evening, December 24, 2013 for 6 year old Markell Beasley in Jefferson City, MO. The boy has been missing since Saturday, December 21. Markell Beasley is said to have been abducted/kidnapped by 40 year old Demitrius Beasley, who is not his biological father. Demitrius Beasley contacted the child’s mother and told her that he would not return the boy to her. Demitrius Beasley has been charged with kidnapping.
Markell Beasley is 51 inches tall and 52 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last wearing an orange hat with a grey and orange coat, blue shirt and blue jeans.
Demitrius Beasley is described as a 40-year-old black man who is 5 foot, 11 inches, 200 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information or has seen the missing boy or Demitrius Beasley is asked to call 911 or the Jefferson City Police Department at 573-634-6351.
Terrible news on this Christmas Eve, the Amber Alert has been canceled for 6 year old Markell Beasley as he has been found dead, a result of a murder/suicide.
The missing 6-year-old child from Jefferson City and the man police believe kidnapped him were found dead in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Tuesday night.
The Jefferson City Police Department issued the alert looking for Markell X. Beasley Tuesday evening.
Around 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, Cape Girardeau police responded to a 911 call of a person shot in an apartment. When officers arrived, they found Markell and 40-year-old Demetrius Beasley dead inside an upstairs bedroom.
A Cape Girardeau sergeant tells 41 Action News the evidence suggests a murder suicide and they are not actively searching for any suspects at this time.