As an intense search for absent 10-year-old Breasia Terrell extends into its second week, her family utter they think she is creature in custody against her will and thought they are not benevolent up prospect that she’ll be initiate safe.
“She’s out near anywhere and while she’s address safe, that’s once the story begins. That’s what time she’ll put in the picture us come again? happened,” Breasia’s mother, Aishia Lankford, told Dateline. “But we solely hold to get her. That’s come again? we’re all ears on now.”
Breasia, acknowledged to her family as “Bree,” was last few seen during the prematurely hours of Friday, July 10, at an dwelling on East 53rd avenue in Davenport, Iowa.
Aishia told Dateline that it had before now been designed that her 8-year-old son, Bree’s half-brother, would fritter the night of July 9 with his father, Henry Dinkins, and Henry’s girlfriend, at their apartment building on East 53rd Street. Henry had and to be had to stare at Bree.
“She’s close with her brother and wanted to hang out with him,” Aishia said. “We had no reason to worry that anything bad would happen.”
Aishia alleged she check on her family that night and they told her they were on stage cassette sport and having a fair time.
“Bree texted me and said, “Good night, Mama, I be in love with you,’” Aishia said. “And that’s the only remaining time I heard from her.”
When Aishia got to operate the subsequently morning, she got a phone call from Henry Dinkins. She assumed that Henry told her that after he woke up, Bree was gone.
“At main I laughed for the reason that it sounded like a joke. It didn’t comprise any sense. It’s not like her,” Aishia said. “She would in no way hike out, exceptionally in the halfway point of the night. In the dark? No. Never.”
Bree was reported misplaced that day and an investigation was launched by the chaise longue monitor Department.
Later the equivalent day, a search warrant was executed at the inland of Henry Dinkins, and the 47-year-old was arrested and electric with a second-offense gender offender registration violation and a trial violation, according to the criminal condition filed in Scott district area Court.
On July 15, 2020, the chaise longue control division named Henry Dinkins as a part of be of interest in family member to Breasia’s case. He is not at present a named conjecture and no charges carry out been filed against him correlated to this case.
At a lobby meeting on Monday, July 20, futon monitor Chief Paul Sikorski understood they are at a standstill actively investigating Breasia’s disappearance.
It was and announced that here was no longer a requirement for search parties to search extra out into Clinton County.
“We are incredibly obliged to the commune to assist in the search for Breasia,” Chief Sikorski said. “Several hundred neighborhood members responded to our cry for volunteers to search, performance the assiduousness and compassion of our community.
Police supposed they are focusing their hard work on the investigation and thanked the unity and the agencies with their assistance in the search efforts.