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Missouri / Missing Boys / Hornbeck / A Discussion / Other Cases #849967

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A discussion held with National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Dr. Sharon Cooper & NYU child studies center Marylene Cloitre† about those abducted & recovered like Missouri boy Shawn Hornbeck. [COOPER - says the biggest issue is helping him reintegrate; states we have to find out what plane he is on academically with the help of his school.] [In studio, CLOITRE - says the goal is to help them make sense of the experience they had so they can see who they can be in the future; suggests what his parents can do via family counseling.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Excerpt shown from Shawn's interview on Oprah Winfrey; details given about what he told about his four years in captivity & what his parents said. [HORNBECK - explains how he survived.] [Parents Craig & Pamela AKERS - believe he was abused sexually.] [CLOITRE - says Shawn will have to determine what will be said about what happened.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The arraignment of Michael Devlin for the abduction of Ben Ownby noted.

(Lincoln County, Missouri: Jonathan Freed) The possible connection of Devlin to missing boy Scott Kleeschulte†, who disappeared in a St. Louis suburb 19 years ago, examined; scenes shown from St. Charles & from the road in Lincoln County where Arlin Henderson was last seen riding his bike. [Scott's parents Richard KLEESCHULTE†- comment.] [At press conference, PROSECUTOR; police OFFICER - comment on Devlin's case.] [Lincoln County sheriff's department Lt. Rick HARRELL†- talks about the 1991 case.] Young picture & age-progression image of Kleeschulte†† shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on child abductions outlined on screen.

Cooper, Anderson;
Freed, Jonathan

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