FBI locates Vancouver boy missing since June 2022

The FBI Seattle office announced that a young boy who had been missing since June 2022 was found safe on Friday.

According to the FBI, the 8-year-old was reported missing after Vancouver Police conducted a welfare check at his home where members of the community started raising questions about the boy’s whereabouts.

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The missing boy was described as Pacific Islander, who spoke English and Trukese/Chuukese.

The FBI believed he might have been in Hawaii, where he was born, Arizona, Washington or the Truk/Chuuk Islands in the Federated States of Micronesia.

On Friday, Feb. 17, the FBI announced that the missing boy was found safe in Jasper County, Missouri.

The FBI issued a Missing Person Poster on Jan. 23, 2023, and was ultimately able to determine he was in Missouri in Aug. 2022.

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The FBI says their offices in Kansas City, Seattle and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the search of this child.