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)

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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