UPDATE: Police stated on Saturday that the boy had never been truly missing. Malachi’s mother has been arrested after disposing of her son’s body in a dumpster.
Original story below…
BALTIMORE, MD – Malachi Lawson, the missing 4-year-old boy who went missing from the Baltimore area on Thursday, has been found dead.
The FBI joined the search for the missing boy on Friday evening, asking anyone with information on Malachi’s whereabouts to come forward.
Malachi’s mother had reported last seen her son on Thursday at his grandmother’s home in the 4500-block of Rogers Avenue in Baltimore City.
A press conference has been scheduled for noon on Saturday where Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison will provide additional details, according to The Baltimore Sun.