MORENCI, Mich. (WXYZ) - The mother of the three missing Skelton brothers says she has faith they will be found.
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Tanya Skelton made those remarks in the wake of a search for her sons last Saturday. The search was part of a training session for local law enforcement.
When Action News spoke with Morenci Police on Saturday we were told an item or items were discovered that may be connected to the case. Monday the chief of police released a statement saying nothing of importance was found.
Tanya Skelton says one unidentified item is being tested, but investigators do not believe it is of any significance.
John Skelton goes to trial in August
The father of the brothers, John Skelton, is the last one known to have see them alive. He’s in the Lenawee County Jail.
John was caring for the boys, only 5, 7 and 9, went they went missing after Thanksgiving. John claims he gave the kids to an organization, but he has not provided any details about the group to authorities.
The trial on kidnapping charges begins in mid-August. Although John has not been charged with murder, Morenci’s police chief is calling the disappearance a murder investigation.
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