IN – Family Holds Out Hope on 4-Year Anniversary of Disappearance | CBS Chicago

It’s been four years to the day that a 21-year-old woman and her 2-year-old nephew went missing in northwest Indiana, but their family is holding out hope that they will still be found alive.

On July 25, 2015, 21-year-old Diamond Bynum and her 2-year-old nephew King Walker went missing from her father’s home in Gary, according to police.

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Three Years Later, No Clues For Missing Members Of A Gary Family | CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — This week marks three years since two members of a Gary family disappeared.

Diamond Bynum and her nephew King Walker were last seen July 25, 2015. Loved ones are holding a vigil in the hopes they will be found.

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Indiana Police Seek Public’s Help In Locating Missing Boy, Woman | CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Indiana State Police are seeking help in finding a woman and young boy last seen over two years ago.

Two-year-old King Walker and 21-year-old Diamond Bynum were last seen July 25, 2015 at their Gary home.

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IN – Police continue search for missing Gary woman, 2-year-old boy |

GARY, Ind. (WLS) — Police are continuing a search for a missing woman and her two-year-old nephew.

The Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force launched an investigation Monday, into Diamond Bynum and King Walker’s disappearance.

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IN – Family frustrated as disabled woman, toddler remain missing – Post-Tribune

Hope remains steadfast in the Bynum house, even when sadness and frustration threaten to choke it out every single day.

Monday marked one year since Diamond Bynum, now 22, stepped outside her family’s house at 5th Avenue and Matthews Street with her now 3-year-old nephew, King Walker, and disappeared. Her father, Eugene Bynum Jr.; his wife, Susanne,and mother, Daisy Bynum, spent the day at Eugene Bynum’s computer business on Cleveland Street in Gary and reminisced about the two.

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Search continues for Gary, IN woman, boy missing three months – Post-Tribune

On July 25, Eugene Bynum Jr. got a call from his wife, Susanne, who told him that his daughter and grandson had disappeared from their home on Gary’s West Side — a call that began an odyssey that continues for the Bynum family.

“I’ve never seen anything like this before,” said Eugene, father of Diamond Bynum, 21, who is developmentally disabled, and grandfather of 2-year-old King Walker. .

“Somebody has dropped the ball and it has put our babies in jeopardy,” said Daisy Bynum, Diamond’s grandmother and King’s great-grandmother. “This is a 2-year-old baby and a 21-year-old special needs child.”

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IN – Two Months Later, Family Still Confident Missing Woman And Toddler Are Alive « CBS Chicago

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Two months after their disabled 21-year-old daughter and 2-year-old grandson went missing, her parents have asked anyone who will listen for help in finding the pair.

Diamond Bynum and her nephew, King Walker, vanished on July 25, after going for a walk near their home in Gary, Indiana.

Bynum’s father, Eugene Bynum Jr., said it’s been a difficult two months. He believes his daughter and his grandson are still alive.

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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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