St. Louis Public Radio News
10:16 am
Wed June 10, 2009

Metro East infant found safe in Indiana

St. Louis, MO – A five-month old infant who went missing from Madison, Ill. on Saturday was located safe and sound in Fort Wayne, Ind. on Tuesday afternoon.

Cortez Rose's babysitter, 17-year-old Danielle Medina, has been charged with kidnapping. The baby's mother, 16-year-old Makeela King, left Cortez in Medina's care on Saturday while she went shopping. King had known Medina for only a few days. When King returned home, she said, Medina and Cortez were missing.