Search underway at landfill for missing baby; mom is ‘person of interest,’ police say

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WASHINGTON (AP/WRIC) – Law enforcement officials are searching a landfill in Virginia as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a baby who disappeared last week in the nation’s capital.

The 2-month-old boy, Kyron Jones, was last seen on Wednesday in Northeast Washington and reported missing Friday.

The Charles City County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that its deputies are assisting officers from the Metropolitan Police Department in a search for the boy at the Waste Management landfill.

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser said the child’s mother was being questioned by investigators on Monday and considered to be “the only person of interest.”  

Kyron was last seen in the 1500 Block of Benning Road NE on Wednesday. The baby was first reported as missing to police on Friday.

DC Police have confirmed they are still searching for Kyon but have not provided any information to confirm their search has spread into Virginia, despite Charles City County sharing that they are now working together to find the infant.

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