Friday, January 12, 2007

Shawn Hornbeck and Ben Ownby found ALIVE

Ownby, Hornbeck Found Alive

William Ben Ownby and Shawn Hornbeck were found Friday afternoon in an apartment in Kirkwood. Ben, 13, went missing on Monday after getting off his school bus near his Beaufort, Missouri home. Sources tell FOX 2 News that the FBI stormed a house in Kirkwood and found Ben along with Shawn Hornbeck who had been missing since 2002. Hornbeck was last seen riding his bike on Oct. 6 in Richwoods, MO.

Police say they went to serve a search warrant and that resulted in the recovery.
Both boys appear to be okay. They will be checked out.

There was a tip on the truck that led them to the area.
Under arrest is, Michael J. Devlin, 41, of Kirkwood, Missouri with one count of kidnapping. He is in custody being held on $1 million bond. More charges are likely to be filed.
Shawn Hornbeck was 11 years old when he disappeared. He is now 15.


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