Missing Missouri Darnell Gray
October 31, 2018 – Today, Jefferson City police arrested Quatavia Givens. She was booked into jail on suspicion of first-degree child abuse resulting in the death of Darnell Gray.
October 30, 2018 – The body of Darnell Gray has been found. He was located on Tuesday in an area that has not been released yet. The authorities are stated there he death was “not of his own accord.” They also stated they did not suspect any foul play until they saw his body.
No cause of death or other information has been released.
Darnell Gray, 3, is missing from Jefferson City, Missouri. He was last seen in Wednesday night at home. He was reported missing around 7 a.m. Thursday, October 25, 2018.
Darnell’s coat, backpack, two juice boxes and some cookies were missing also. Darnell was in the care of a babysitter at the time and his father was at work.
Thursday morning, “officers and Highway Patrol troopers searched the area of Elizabeth Street, Buena Vista Street, and the entire area encompassing the Jefferson Housing Authority properties, stretching up to Helias Catholic High School’s Crusader Athletic Complex. Groups of officers walked through the neighborhood, knocking on doors and asking if anyone had seen or heard anything of the boy,” reports News Tribune.
Darnell is described as 3 1/2 to 4 feet tall, weighing approximately 50 pounds. He has light-colored, shorter hair and two missing front teeth and Mongolian spots on his back and legs. He was wearing a black and white sleeper, black coat, red Spiderman Velcro shoes, Mickey Mouse hat and gloves, and a “Black Panther” backpack.
Anyone with information about the missing child is asked to call 911 or Jefferson City police at 573-634-6400.