The Times West Virginian

January 10, 2013

Boy reported missing located Wednesday night

By Debra Minor Wilson and Jonathan Williams
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — A 3-year-old boy reported missing from his Odells Knob-area home Wednesday evening was found later that night, a happy ending to a potentially very tragic story.

“That was a prayer that was answered,” said Marion County Sheriff Joe Carpenter. “That could have turned out bad.”

According to a dispatcher with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, his family called 911 at around 5 p.m. to say Harry Martin hadn’t been seen for about 30 minutes, or since around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, the dispatcher said.

He was reportedly with a couple of the family dogs, breeds unknown.

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