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3 - MISSING: The disappearance of Kyron Horman

Kyron Hormon went missing from Skyline Elementary School in Portland Oregon USA, on June 4th, 2010. His step-mother Terri Horman took him to school that day, snapped a picture of him at his school science fair and then he disappeared without a trace.

His case is still considered by-far the largest criminal investigation case in Oregon state history.

Kyron's mother Desiree Young says she is using new technology and getting new tips that she feels will lead to a resolution in the case very soon. On the ninth anniversary of his disappearance she held a tearful news conference where she shared new details.

Before the news conference she spoke exclusively to True Crime Deadline host Matt Johnson who spent years covering the case.

"I love you Kyron, I miss you, I will never give up, I will never stop," said Desiree to True Crime Deadline podcast.

Young says after nine years she still believes Kyron is in the Portland metro area.

"I believe that he is still in Portland, I believe that Terri is a horrible person, and most likely did something horrible that day. But, I have to keep looking for him until I find out otherwise," Young said.

Kyron's step-mother Terri Horman has never been charged or named a suspect in the case. She has appeared on many national shows.

Terri says on June 4, 2010 she watched Kyron walk down the hall to his first class, however he never made it to class and he was marked as absent for the day.

After Terri says she left the school, she told investigators that she went to Fred Meyer Store, Drove her baby around to to help the infant fall asleep, went to the gym ad then posted pictures of Kyron on Facebook.

When Terri and Kaine Horman when to pick Kyron up from the bus stop, he was not there. Terri called the school and the school secretary called police.

Kyron's case has had many unbelievable twists and turns over the past nine years. Including allegations of Terri Horman hiring a landscaper to allegedly kill Kaine. Police were never able to substantiate those claims and no charges were ever brought against Terri.

Terri also reportedly failed two lie-detector tests and Kaine obtained a restraining order against her.

"This case has been featured on Oprah, Dr. Phil, newscasts around the country and everyone is galvanized by this case and this little boy," said former KPTV reporter Jaime Wilson.

Kyron Horman was 7 years old when he went missing in 2010. Kyron Richard Horman is described as a Caucasian male, light brown hair and blue eyes. Kyron wore glasses and was on the smaller side when he went missing. He is described as shy with a big warm smile.

Anyone with information in the case is encouraged to call the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office tip-line: +1-503-988-0560. There is a $50,000 case reward for information that leads to a resolution in his disappearance.



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