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Kidnapped Indiana boy found after 19 years

Saturday, 12 Jan, 2013 - 00:40

Jan. 12 - A missing boy from the U.S. state of Indiana is found after being kidnapped by his grandparents 19 years ago. Adam Brauner reports.

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The 19-year search for this boy, Richard Wayne Landers Jr., is over. In 1994, Landers was kidnapped in Indiana by his paternal grandparents during a custody battle and went missing. Police announced Thursday that he had been found living in Minnesota under an alias, and that the now 24-year-old Landers is married and is soon to become a father. Richard Landers Sr. is excited to see his son again after all these years. (SOUNDBITE)(English) RICHARD LANDERS , SR., MISSING BOY'S FATHER SAYING: "Until I actually get to walk up and say hello to him again, I don't know that it's going to be real." The grandparents were charged with misdemeanor interference with custody at the time of the abduction, but the case was dropped in 2008.

Kidnapped Indiana boy found after 19 years

Saturday, 12 Jan, 2013 - 00:40

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