Boy Missing for Four Years Found in 'False Wall' in Georgia Home: Police

November 30, 2014 9:23 AM

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A 13-year-old boy reported missing four years ago was found behind a "false wall" in the suburban Atlanta home of his father and stepmother on Friday, according to police. The boy had used a smartphone to contact his sister online, and she relayed the message to their mother, Clayton County police Capt. Angelo Daniel told NBC News. The boy's biological mother called police and tipped them off to where the boy might be, Daniel said.

Investigators then conducted a welfare check at a Jonesboro home where the child was living, but the five people inside the home denied having any connection with the boy, police said. The investigators left, but received a second call that made them go back inside and perform a more thorough search...

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