A guy imprisoned in Arizona is encountering a murder fee in link with the disappearance of a 4-year-old Oklahoma girl he had actually been looking after, authorities stated Friday, including that the look for the kid was recurring.
Ivon Adams, 36, was apprehended Thursday in Arizona on one matter of kid forget when it comes to Athena Brownfield, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Examination stated in a press release. Detectives stated Friday night that Adams is likewise encountering a cost of first-degree murder, however provided nothing else information regarding what brought about the fees.
” We are still seeking her,” OSBI representative Creek Arbeitman stated through message regarding Athena.
Adams is being kept in the Maricopa Region prison in Phoenix metro pending extradition to Oklahoma, the OSBI stated.
Earlier, Oklahoma authorities apprehended Alysia Adams, 31, on 2 matters of kid forget, the bureau said in a statement late Thursday. Alysia Adams, that the OSBI stated is wed to Ivon Adams, continued to be imprisoned in Oklahoma’s Caddo Region on Friday.
The bureau launched no more information regarding the apprehensions. It was unclear whether either Adams had a lawyer to discuss their part.
The apprehensions belong to the search for Athena, that was reported missing out on Tuesday in Cyril, regarding 70 miles (110 kilometers) southwest of Oklahoma City, the bureau stated.
A postal provider located Athena’s 5-year-old sis straying alone outside Adams’ residence Monday mid-day and also informed Cyril authorities. Authorities after that identified that Athena was missing out on.
The ladies had actually remained in the treatment of Alysia and also Ivon Adams, and also Athena’s sis was taken right into safety safekeeping, the bureau stated.
Authorities stated they think Athena was putting on a hoodie with a butterfly layout when she vanished.
The bureau stated it was collaborating with various other police and also volunteers in the search, that included a helicopter, watercrafts, all-terrain lorries, a particularly skilled ground group, and also an evaluation of security video clip from around Cyril.
The city of Cyril has actually likewise put on hold garbage solution as private investigators look for hints.
The bureau stated representatives were acting on pointers originating from Oklahoma and also various other states.