While mainstream media continues to air stories about missing Caylee Anthony, there isn’t much coverage of the disappearance of of 5-year-old Giovanni Gonzalez. Next time Jose Baez, Casey Anthony’s attorney, wants to compare cases, may he should check out this one.
LYNN – The mother of 5-year-old Giovanni Gonzalez sobbed in a Lynn courtroom Monday while trying to understand how her son went missing and why his father won’t tell police where he is.
Ernesto Gonzalez, 36, of 2 Brightwood Terrace #2, Lynn, was arrested at 3 a.m. Monday and charged with child endangerment after refusing to tell investigators the boy’s location.
Meanwhile Casey remains in jail awaiting her possible release on bond. Giovanni Gonzalez isn’t currently listed at the NCMEC even though he disappeared this past weekend.
Update 08-20-08 Cops scour Lynn in search for boy
Colon dropped Giovanni off about 4 p.m. Friday at his father’s apartment at 2 Brightwood Terrace in Lynn for a scheduled visit, pending a Sept. 15 custody hearing.
When she returned to pick up the boy Sunday night, Ernesto Gonzalez didn’t answer the door.
Colon called police, who found the father alone in his apartment.
Update 08-26-08 Cadaver-sniffing dogs used in search
Lynn and State Police have brought in cadaver-sniffing dogs as they continue their search for a missing 5-year-old boy.
A spokesman for the Essex district attorney’s office said that the use of dogs to search Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn is not based on any new information, but that officials wanted to cover all bases as they look for the boy
Note: August 28th, The NCMEC has finally posted information on Giovanni though he has been missing since August 15th.
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