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COPY-HAPPENING NOW: Town of Beloit police mobilize all resources to find missing newborn

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TOWN OF BELOIT (WKOW) -- Town of Beloit Police Department say they responded at 4:34 a.m. Thursday morning for a report of a missing newborn from 836 E. Homeland Court in Beloit.

The initial investigation reveals that the mother, Brianna Marshall, 18, found the baby missing.  Kayden J. Powell is 5 days old, African American, 20 inches long, 6 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

The home is being processed for physical evidence by the City of Beloit Police, Rock County Sheriff, Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation, and the F.B.I.

Any information on this incident please contact the Town of Beloit Police at (608) 757-2244 or Beloit Crimestoppers at (608) 362-7463.

TOWN OF BELOIT (WKOW) -- Police officers are actively searching around the home where a newborn was reported missing.

The home is in the 800 block of Homeland Court, and Town of Beloit Police Chief Steve Kopp says the newborn and his parents were staying with a relative who lives there. The parents, Brianna Marshall, 18 and Bruce Powell, 23, told police they woke up early this morning to find their 5-day-old son, Kayden, was missing from his basinet.

Chief Kopp says there are no signs of a break-in to the home, and they are searching the home and the area around it for signs of the baby or evidence that might be linked to his disappearance.


TOWN OF BELOIT (WKOW) -- The Town of Beloit Police Department is mobilizing all its resources to find a newborn reported missing early Thursday morning.

 The baby's parents told police they woke up to find their son missing from his basinet, which was in the same room. A friend of the family and a relative who were at the home the night before are being questioned at the police station, but Chief Kopp says they are not in custody. Investigators don't have any suspects.

The Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation, the FBI, the City of Beloit Police Department and the Rock County Sheriff's Office are all assisting in the investigation. Kopp says 20 officers and agents are conducting interviews and processing the house as a crime scene.


TOWN OF BELOIT (WKOW) -- Police from three agencies are trying to find a baby that was reported missing early Thursday morning.

The Janesville Gazette reports Town of Beloit police are working with the Beloit Police Department and the Rock County Sheriff's Office. According to the newspaper, two people who were at the baby's home last night are being questioned, but no arrests have been made.


TOWN OF BELOIT (WKOW) -- Police are searching for a missing newborn.

Town of Beloit Police Chief Steve Kopp says the 4-day-old boy's mother reported him missing around 4:30 a.m. from their home in the 800 block of Homeland Court. The boy's father is also at the scene, and the chief says this does not appear to be a custody battle.

Police are still on the scene investigating. The chief says they have not issued an Amber Alert as it does not apply in this case.

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