Police say 14-year-old Eaton was safe

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update: Eaton Police reported finding Scotty Morris late Friday night. The agency said doctors are checking on him but he is “safe”.

Eton’s school was just beginning spring break when a small Indiana community began looking for Scotty Morris.

14 years old delta middle schoolThe student was last seen on March 16, when his family told police he left home in the cold in just a T-shirt and shorts. I will introduce the progress since then.

Missing Indiana Teen:Eaton Police say a 14-year-old boy was found safe.

March 16: Scotty Morris Leaves Family Home

The first photo posted by police, taken the day he reportedly left, showed him wearing a white T-shirt with scrawled writing calling him a liar. Police later cut it out and removed the wording. Police said the photo was used because it was what Morris wore when leaving the house.

A flyer of missing child Scotty Dean Morris hangs at a Countrymark gas station in Eaton, Indiana, Monday, March 20, 2023.  Morris, 14, left her family's home in Eaton on Thursday, March 16, 2023, around 8:30 p.m. She has not been seen since.

A flyer of missing child Scotty Dean Morris hangs at a Countrymark gas station in Eaton, Indiana, Monday, March 20, 2023. Morris, 14, left her family’s home in Eaton on Thursday, March 16, 2023, around 8:30 p.m. She has not been seen since.

What we know:Scotty Dean Morris of Eaton, Indiana, Missing

March 17: Silver alert issued to Eaton Teen

statewide silver alert The Eaton police said they were investigating the disappearance of Scotty Dean Morris and went out to Indiana. With blue eyes, “last seen was wearing black shoes, red and black shorts, and a white t-shirt with writing on the front.”

Anyone with information about the boy’s whereabouts was asked to call 911 or contact the Eaton Police Department at 765-396-3297.

March 17-18: Staff and volunteers search around Eaton

Volunteer Cody Bailes searches for missing child Scotty Dean Morris along the river near the intersection of Eaton Wheeling Pike and Walnut Streets in Eaton, Indiana, Monday, March 20, 2023.  No sightings since 8:30pm on Thursday, March 16, 2023.

Volunteer Cody Bailes searches for missing child Scotty Dean Morris along the river near the intersection of Eaton Wheeling Pike and Walnut Streets in Eaton, Indiana, Monday, March 20, 2023. No sightings since 8:30pm on Thursday, March 16, 2023.

Search parties searched for Scotty Morris around Eaton, nine miles north of Muncie. Delaware Community Schools helped by providing school buses to transport searchers.

March 19: Indiana State Police use infrared cameras to scan the area

Police temporarily halted ground searches to allow State Troopers in helicopters to scan the area with thermal cameras.

Search for Scotty Morris:Eaton teen still missing after polygraph, infrared camera and search party

March 19: Eaton Police Department asks members of the public to help collect video footage

In a post on Facebook over the weekend after Scotty Morris went missing, police posted on Facebook asking people who live in Eaton to check security cameras for footage of him leaving the house the night he left. asked to check.

March 20: Search continues in area including Mississinewa River

After the weekend, police continued to search the area using a “professional grid search” that the Delaware County Emergency Management Department helped set up.

March 20: Missing teenage mother Felicia Morris pleads on TV news

Scotty Dean Morris’ mother made a brief appearance on a television newscast in Indianapolis on Monday to urge her son to come home after he went missing.

March 21: Eaton Police Meet with Other Law Enforcement Agencies

In a news release, the Eaton Police Department said it would meet with the Indiana State Police, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, and “federal organizations.” An organized public search was called off, and police said IDNR “will assist boats, sonar, drones and diving teams as needed” and checked the water at and near Eaton.

March 22: Police update request for CCTV footage

Police are seeking footage from Eaton residents who have cameras in their homes. Since Scotty’s disappearance, Eaton Police made a second request to residents on her Facebook page to check footage of her from 8:15 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, March 16.

March 23: The community hosts a wake for Scotty Dean Morris.

The family and friends of the missing Scotty Dean Morris held an all-night candlelit procession from the Grace and Mercy Full Gospel Church to a nearby park on Thursday, March 23, 2023 in Eaton, Indiana.  Morris, 14, has been missing since leaving her family's home in Eaton on Thursday, March 16, 2023, around 8:30 p.m.

The family and friends of the missing Scotty Dean Morris held an all-night candlelit procession from the Grace and Mercy Full Gospel Church to a nearby park on Thursday, March 23, 2023 in Eaton, Indiana. Morris, 14, has been missing since leaving her family’s home in Eaton on Thursday, March 16, 2023, around 8:30 p.m.

Family, friends and community members gathered at Eton Church, stayed up all night by candlelight, and marched to nearby Norseman Park. Attendees prayed for Scotty her Morris and tied a green ribbon to a large wooden cross.

One of Scotty’s classmates said, “He’s my best friend and I want to support him and his family. I’m sending them my prayers.”

Eaton Police Chief Jay Turner and several officers from his department also attended the event.

March 24: Police say bones found in fire pit were not human

In response to rumors that a human remains had been found, the Eaton Police Department posted on Facebook saying the claims were false.

“We were dispatched to an area of ‚Äč‚Äčinterest last night and found no human remains there,” police wrote in the post.

Police Chief Jay Turner later published details of the previous night’s search in a news release. He wrote in response to County Road 1200 North, where someone reported finding bones in a “fiery pit” in a barn. was said to have belonged to,” Turner wrote.

Turner also said the department is working with the Indiana State Police’s cybercrime division on the case.

This article originally appeared in the Indianapolis Star. Scotty Dean Morris: Eaton teenager found safe, police report

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