Task force hunting missing Ore. boy to disband



PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Multnomah County sheriff says a formal task force investigating the year-old disappearance of a 7-year-old Oregon boy will disband as of July 1. Sheriff Dan Staton says a lead sheriff’s detective will continue to work full time on the Kyron Horman case, with help from the FBI, Oregon Justice Department and county prosecutors.

The sheriff told The Oregonian on Thursday that the investigation into the boy’s June 4, 2010, disappearance from Skyline School will remain active until he’s found, there’s an arrest or there are no further leads.

Investigators have spent the past six months examining at least 60 persons of interest. The newspaper says the boy’s stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman, remains the focus of investigators, but they still don’t know what happened. Her lawyer has repeatedly declined comment.

The case has cost more than $1.4 million.


Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com