Eaton Deputy Police Chief Chris Liggett shared the news and said the department plans on discussing the next steps with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, local agencies and the Indiana State Police, WXIN reported.
Before the teenager disappeared, Eaton Police Chief Jay Turner said the boy got into "just a normal mom and son argument” that was about "punishment."
Over the weekend, search parties, which included volunteers, emergency responders and law enforcement, searched throughout Eaton and the surrounding area for the missing teenager.
Turner said they have “checked everywhere we could possibly think of” and now the Department of Natural Resources will be checking local rivers and ponds out of “due diligence,” according to WXIN.
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He added, “To search anything else would kind of be redundant because we’ve searched everything more than twice.”
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Scottie is described as a white male who stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds, officials said. He has brown hair, blue eyes and was last wearing a white T-shirt, black and red shorts and black shoes.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Scottie Morris is urged to call the Eaton Police Department at (765) 396-3297 or 911.
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