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Taytum Lewis: Missing 4-year-old from Illinois FOUND

UPDATE:  John Mallory and Taytum Lewis have been found.  John was taken into custody, and charged with kidnapping after he allegedly took his 4-year-old niece without her parents’ permission.  They were found in downtown Chicago Monday afternoon.

Police are searching for missing Taytum Lewis, 4, who has been possibly taken by her uncle, John Mallory, 47.

Taytum lives in Mt. Carmel, Illinois and they believe that Mallory may be taking her to Chicago, Illinois.

Taytum was last seen Saturday morning where she was spending the night at a relatives home. Mallory picked up Taytum, without her parent’s permission, and neither one has been seen since.

Mallory was driving a 1998 White Chevy van with Illinois license plate L880527. The van belongs to Taytum’s mother and has been reported stolen.

If you have any information about Taytum or Mallory or have seen the van, please call the Mt. Carmel Police Dept. at 618-262-4114.



Jerrie Dean, who is retired from Federal Law Enforcement, is the Founder of Missing Persons of America and Missing Texas Forty.

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