Missing Children Update
At approximately 6:04 pm on 03/23/17 Deputies with the Newton County Sheriff's Department along with the US Park Rangers located Mr. Larry Childress and the three missing children from Johnson County. Mr. Childress was taken into custody and is being held at the Johnson County Detention Center for kidnapping.
Seven year old Kaydence, two year old Damon, and one year old Elijah were reunited with their mother and are safe. The investigation is on going at this time.