According to officials, Lewis was last seen six months ago
Massachusetts Police and other officers continue to search for him missing 5 years old new Hampshire After getting new information about the boy’s disappearance on Saturday.
The New Hampshire Division for Youth, Children and Families (DYCF) notified authorities of the unknown whereabouts of Eliza Lewis on October 14, according to the office of New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella, which said in an October 14 press release that Lewis was last seen. six months ago.
Formella, the New Hampshire State Police and the Merrimack Police Department are conducting “an ongoing search in Abington, Massachusetts,” Formella’s office said in a Friday press release.
“Based on information obtained from the investigation, a search is being conducted in the area of Chestnut Street in Abington. The search is being conducted by Massachusetts State Police with assistance from personnel from the New Hampshire State Police Major Crime Unit,” Formella’s office said.
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The Abington, Massachusetts, Police Department said in a tweet on Saturday morning that the area of Chestnut Street between Hancock Street and North Quincy Street would remain closed and residents would be advised to “avoid” the area, adding that “for the day” Updates will be forthcoming as we progress.”
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New York City Transit Authority officials arrested Lewis’ parents, Danielle Dennis Dauphinés, 35, and Joseph Stapp, 30, at Formella’s office in New York City on October 14 for witness tampering and endangering children. did. said in a news release on Monday. There was no trace of the boy at the time of his arrest.
The pair reportedly told People they knew to lie about Lewis and where he was living, knowing that child protection services were looking for the boy.
The Attorney General’s Office said the Merrimack Police Department immediately began an investigation into Lewis’s whereabouts on October 14 “and was assisted by the New Hampshire State Police and the New Hampshire Justice Department later that day.”
“The authorities were not informed of Elijah’s disappearance prior to this time,” Formella’s office said.
In an October 14 press release, the attorney general’s office said that Lewis “was last seen by freedmen approximately six months ago.”
Anyone with information about Officer Lewis’ location is asked to contact the Merrimack Police Department’s crimeline at (603) 424-2424 or New Hampshire State Police Communications at (603) 223-4381 or (603) 628-8477. are.
Granthshala News’ Stephen Soares contributed to this report.