An AMBER Alert has been issued for two abducted boys in Illinois allegedly abducted by their father. He was scheduled to to drop the boys off at the LeRoy Police Department on Sunday, but failed to do so.
Abducted Name(s): Duncan G Connolly & Jack D Connolly
Date/Time Abducted: 03/08/2009 1800
Location of Abduction: 111 E. Center, Leroy Illinois, Leroy Police Department
*Alert Updated: 3/9/2009 8:49:25 PM
Alert Update: CORRECTION TO VEHICLE YEAR-GREY 1991 DODGE DYNASTY, ILLINOIS LICENSE A326109
Originating Agency: SO McLean County
Contact Person: Lieutenant Jeff Elston
If available, photos are posted at www.missingkids.com
Description of Abduction:
At the request of the Sheriff’s office in Mclean County, the Illinois emergency alert system is activated for an AMBER Alert. the Mclean County Sheriff’s Office has a confirmed child abduction that occurred at leroy police department, 111 East Center, Leroy Illinois, Duncan G Connolly is a male asian 9 years old, 3 feet 6 inches tall, 66 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes, with a scar on his upper lip on the left side and a birthmark on his right thumb, wearing a green coat, burgundy hoodie and a black shirt, and black pants with a red stripe.
Jack D Connolly is a male asian 7 years old, 3 feet 4 inches tall, 62 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes, a scar on his right eyebrow and a surgical scar behind his right ear, wearing a red and blue coat and a blue shirt, and red and blue pants.
The suspect is Michael L Connolly, male asian, 40, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 175 pounds, black hair and brown eyes driving a grey 2009 Dodge dynasty, Illinois license A326109. anyone with information should call 9-1-1 and advise they have an amber alert report. this concludes the amber alert issued by the illinois state police.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. CDT
McLean County Illinois Sheriff’s Office
104 W. Front St., Bloomington, IL 61701
WHAT: A task force assembled to locate and return Duncan and Jack
Connolly, abducted by their father on March 8, 2009, will
provide new information, photographs and respond to media
Duncan and Jack Connolly are believed to have been abducted by
Michael Connolly. An Amber Alert (www.amberalert.com) was
issued on March 9, 2009. There is growing concern for the
safety of the children as time passes.
WHO: Task force includes investigators from the McLean County (IL)
Sheriff’s Office, McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office, the
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the U.S. Marshall’s
Service, the Illinois State Police, the Bloomington (IL)
Police, the Normal (IL) Police, and the LeRoy (IL) Police
In neighboring Missouri, Kansas City police cancelled the Amber Alert for 3-year-old Allyson Corrales allegedly abducted by her father, Luis Corrales who is a person of interest in Allyson’s mother’s death.
Update 03-30-09: 2 missing boys, dad found dead downstate
The bodies of two young boys and their father who were the subject of an Amber Alert earlier this month were found Sunday in rural Putnam County, McLean County Sheriff’s police confirmed Monday.
Downstate Putnam County sheriff’s police found the bodies of 9-year-old Duncan Connolly, 7-year-old Jack Connolly and their father, Michael Connolly, 40, around 5 p.m. Sunday, a McClean County sheriff’s press release said. The release said the bodies were found in a “secluded remote area in Putnam County.”
The release said that the two brothers’ bodies were found in the back seat of a vehicle. Michael Connolly was found approximately 60 feet to the west of the vehicle, the release said.
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