IN – Family calls for alerts to be issued for missing woman, toddler – Post-Tribune

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Members of the Bynum family said they want to understand why neither an Amber nor Silver Alert has been issued for Diamond Bynum and 2-year-old King Walker, who have been missing since July 25.

King’s mother, Ariana Walker, said during a Saturday news conference that her fears grow worse by the minute.

“We don’t know for sure that they’re even still together,” the 25-year-old said. “We shouldn’t have to struggle with the police department too.”

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Search for missing Gary, IN woman, toddler enters fourth week

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GARY | A Gary detective used an extended snow brush and flashlight Thursday to get through thick grass in an open field near 27th Avenue and Delaware Street.

The sound of cars zooming by the nearby Interstate 80/94 were met with the sound of crunching branches. Detective Lt. Nelson Otano was searching the thick grass for a trail, disturbed branches or for any hint of Diamond Bynum and King Walker.

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Police: No more searches planned for missing Gary,IN woman, child

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GARY | Gary police on Monday said they are calling off organized law enforcement searching for a developmentally disabled woman and her toddler nephew who went missing nine days ago.

“The resources have dried up,” Gary police Lt. Thomas Pawlak said.

Diamond Bynum, 21, and King Walker, 2, went missing the morning of July 25. Bynum’s stepmother told police she, Bynum and King lied down with King for a nap and when the stepmother awoke around 11 a.m., Bynum and King were gone.

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Updated: Developmentally disabled woman, toddler missing from Gary, IN

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GARY | Gary police are asking for the public’s help in locating a developmentally disabled woman who went missing Saturday with her 2-year-old nephew.

Diamond Bynum, 21, and King Walker, 2, were last seen Saturday morning at their home in the 500 block of Matthews Street in Gary’s Brunswick neighborhood, police Lt. Thomas Pawlak said.

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