Father of 3 Missing Boys Is Arrested

Police don't think they'll be found alive
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 30, 2010 3:54 PM CST
Father of 3 Missing Boys Is Arrested
Volunteers and rescuers search for 9-year-old Andrew, 7-year-old Alexander and 5-year-old Tanner Skelton in Morenci, Mich. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010.   (AP Photo/The Detroit News, David Coates)

(Newser) – The father of three Michigan boys who've been missing since Thanksgiving has been arrested for parental kidnapping, CNN reports. John Skelton—who had been in the midst of a custody fight over his sons, ages 5, 7, and 9—is now in jail after being discharged from a hospital over a suicide attempt. Police continue searching but say they "do not anticipate a positive outcome."
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