Child Abduction Emergency
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CHILD ABDUCTION EMERGENCY
WEST VIRGINIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY CHARLESTON WEST
VIRGINIA
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
423 PM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE WEST
VIRGINIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA.

WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED THIS IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING AN
ABDUCTED CHILD FROM EDWARDSVILLE ILLINOIS...IN MADISON COUNTY.
THE MADISON COUNTY ILLINOIS SHERIFF`S OFFICE AND THE WEST VIRGINIA
STATE POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR KATHERINE DERLETH...A WHITE FEMALE
AGE 13...WHO IS 4 FOOT 8 INCHES TALL...AND WEIGHTS 95 POUNDS. SHE
HAS BROWN HAIR AND BROWN EYES. THEY ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR HER
SON...CHRISTOPHER RAY DERLETH...A WHITE MALE...2 WEEKS OLD. THE
BABY IS 21 INCHES TALL...AND WEIGHS 9 POUNDS AND 3 OUNCES...AND
HAS BROWN HAIR AND DARK EYES.

THE CHILDREN WERE LAST SEEN AT A GUARDIAN`S HOME IN EDWARDSVILLE
ILLINOIS.

AUTHORITIES ADVISE THE CHILDREN WERE LIKELY ABDUCTED BY A
CHRISTOPHER M. DERLETH. A WHITE MALE...AGE 39. HE IS 6 FOOT 1
INCH TALL...AND WEIGHS 160 POUNDS...AND HAS BROWN HAIR AND HAZEL
EYES. THEY MAY BE TRAVELING IN A GREEN 1997 MERCURY VILLAGER
MINIVAN...WITH ILLINOIS REGISTRATION E833210. THE VEHICLE WAS LAST
SEEN TRAVELING ON I 77 SOUTH NEAR MILE MARKER 94 IN WEST VIRGINIA.
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF KATHERINE OR HER
SON CHRISTOPHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE MADISON COUNTY ILLINOIS
SHERIFF`S OFFICE AT 618-692-4433...OR THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE
POLICE OR CALL 911 OR DIAL *SP ON YOUR CELL PHONE.

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