November 29, 2012 in Nation/World

Sheriff’s dept.: Missing Colo. boy didn’t run away

Associated Press
 
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In this Nov. 26, 2012 photo, a missing poster of 13 year old Dylan Redwine hangs on a trail head sign next to Vallecito Reservoir in Vallecito, Colo. La Plata County sheriff’s spokesman Dan Bender said Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, the FBI, police and other agencies are following up on tips, but so far there is no sign of the boy. A two-day search of the Vallecito reservoir turned up no sign of Redwine, who has been missing for a week. Bender said authorities and search crews are on standby if any promising leads turn up. The boy lives in Colorado Springs with his mother but was in Vallecito for a court-ordered Thanksgiving break visit with his father.
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DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are going door-to-door looking for a 13-year-old boy missing for more than a week in southwestern Colorado.

La Plata County sheriff’s spokesman Dan Bender says investigators are no longer looking at the possibility that Dylan Redwine ran away while visiting his father at Vallecito (vy-uh-SEE’-toh) for Thanksgiving break.

Bender also says investigators still view their operation as a search, not a recovery mission, but he didn’t elaborate on why.

The boy’s mother, Elaine Redwine, of Colorado Springs, told ABC News she thinks her ex-husband, Mark Redwine, may be involved in her son’s disappearance.

Mark Redwine says he wishes he and his ex-wife could come together at such a difficult time.

He reported Dylan missing after he left the boy at home Nov. 19 to run errands.

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