Father and 2-year-old son in weekend Amber Alert found dead, family confirms


JOEY IT’S . RIGHT NOW… A FAMILY IN THE NORTH VALLEY… IS DEALING WITH A TRAGIC LOSS. THEY TELL US… 2-BODIES FOUND BY INVESTIGATORS… ARE A MISSING BOY… AND HIS FATHER. JOEY: GOOD MORNING I’M JOEY HORTA. A STATE-WIDE AMBER ALERT WENT OUT SATURDAY… IN SEARCH OF 2-YEAR-OLD “JOHN WEIR”… AND HIS FATHER “STEVEN.” IT WAS CALLED OFF MONDAY… WHEN THE BODIES WERE FOUND. JOEY CBS47’S “FABIOLA RAMIREZ” IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM… WITH THE LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATION. FAB JOEY, AT THIS POINT AUTHORITIES… HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO CONFIRM… THAT THE BODIES BELONG TO THE TWO YEAR OLD AND HIS FATHER. FAB BUT THE MOTHER OF THE LITTLE BOY, JOHN WEIR DID TELL US THE BODIES BELONG TO HER SON… AND HER SOON-TO-BE EX HUSBAND, STEVEN. WE SPOKE TO SARAH THIS WEEKEND… SHE WAS EXPECTED TO MEET STEVEN FOR A CUSTODY DROP OFF.. BUT HE NEVER SHOWED UP.. SHE SAID THINGS HAD BEEN EMOTIONAL LATELY… AND THAT SHE WAS WORRIED FOR HER SON’S SAFETY… AN AMBER ALERT WENT OUT AND WAS CANCELED YESTERDAY… AFTER THE TUOLOMNE SHERIFF’S OFFICE FOUND THE CAR… NEAR THE SAND FALT CAMPGROUND.. THAT IS WHERE THE TWO BODIES WERE FOUND.. CAMPERS THERE SAY SHERIFF’S OFFICIALS ON SCENE… TOLD THEM A CELL PHONE PING, LEAD THEM TO THAT SPOT… KIM SMITH, CAMPER he said the amber alert was pinged to this location, and i go really around here, he said, yes.” “i’m just kind of stunned right now… you know, i’m trying to read my book, and i just can’t FAB AGAIN THE TUOLOMNE SHERIFF’S OFFICE WAS NOT ABLE TO CONFRIM ANY IDENTIFICATIONS.. BUT THEY WILL BE THE ONES HANDLING THE DEATH INVESTIGATION.. FAB AND WILL BE THE ONES TO PROVIDE AN UPDATE.. JOEY BACK TO YOU. JOEY STAY WITH EYEWITNESS NEWS FOR THE LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATION. YOU CAN GET BREAKING NEWS ALERTS WITH OUR APP. OR FIND US ONLINE AT YOUR CENTRAL VALLEY DOT COM. JOEY THIS MORNING… POLICE IN COALINGA… ARE

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