Investigation Into Missing Iowa Boy Moving Closer to Home in Montezuma

MONTEZUMA, Iowa - The investigation into a missing 11-year-old Iowa boy is moving closer to his home in Montezuma.

KCRG-TV reports Neighbors often heard screaming matches between Xavior Harrelson and his mother, who lived together in a mobile home.

Police dogs have searched the home as well as the entire trailer park, and investigators have clarified it was a neighbor, not the mother, who reported Xavior missing.

They haven't ruled out criminal activity or an accident in the disappearance of Harrelson, who has now been missing for seven days.

The FBI is now involved in the case and deputies are asking nearby residents in Montezuma to hand over any surveillance video they have.

The neighbor wo reported Harrelson missing, Samantha Rix, says Harrelson served as a caretakers to his disable mother, who used a prosthetic leg.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations organized a search for the boy last Sunday with nearly 500 people to look through rural areas in Poweshiek County and Diamond Lake Park.

Harrelson was last seen at around 11:00 a.m. last Thursday. He was last known to be wearing a red t-shirt, blue pajama pants, and black high-top shoes. He has brown hair and blue eyes, and he is about 4′8″ tall and 100 pounds.

(Image from KCRG-TV)

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