A 16-year-old boy was arrested after he fatally shot his foster mom and two siblings at his Oregon home, KRON4 reported.
Kevin Wayne Adams—a high school junior—was booked into a juvenile detention facility on aggravated murder charges after his foster father, Robert Adams, called police on Tuesday night to report that his wife Donya Adams, 55; daughter Amory Adams, 26; and foster daughter Payshience Adams, 10, had been shot dead.
Payshience is the boy’s biological sister, according to court records.
Kevin Adams allegedly admitted to investigators that he had shot his family with a handgun and waited for his foster father to return home, at which point he asked his foster father to call police and to not to come into the house.
When his foster father entered the home, he found a gun on his bed and the bodies of his family members, according to police.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is currently
Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/16-year-old-boy-accused-of-shooting-foster-mom-and-siblings
Over 70 children are missing from Kansas’ foster care system. This shocking number was revealed by two companies running the state’s foster care system at a child welfare task force meeting on Tuesday.
Phyllis Gilmore, secretary of the Kansas Department for Children and Families, was allegedly unaware of at least some of the missing children. According to the Kansas City Star, several lawmakers were furious that Gilmore seemed unaware that three sisters, ages 15, 14 and 12, have been missing since August. Emily, Aimee and Christin Utter (pictured above) have been missing for 47 days. Lt. Jarrod Gill with the Tonganoxie Police Department told the Kansas City Star that the three sisters likely ran away after experiencing problems in their home. He thinks they are probably together, and receiving assistance from at least one other person.
“I am flabbergasted,” Sen. Laura Kelly said. “I used to work in this world
Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/74-children-are-missing-from-kansas-foster-care-system