A search is planned this morning in Spartanburg County, SC. for 2-year-old William Eschenbach. He is beleived to have wandered from his backyard yesterday afternoon. In this NEWS7 report, Hundreds Show Up to Volunteer for Search; Many Turned Away there is a link to the anchors blog with tips of What do to if your child is ever missing. They are great tips from the NCMEC but ironically William has yet to be listed as a missing child there.
Search your home and check with relatives, neighbors, and friends to try and locate your child.
If you cannot find your child, immediately report your child missing to your local law-enforcement officers.
Limit access to your home until law-enforcement officers arrive and are able to collect evidence.
Give law-enforcement officers all the information they request about your child, and be sure to give them any information that could help in the search.
Request that your child’s name and identifying information be immediately entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Missing Person File.
Call us at 1-800-THE-LOST® (1-800-843-5678) to find out what resources are available to you.
2-Year-Old Boy Reported Missing
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Deputies said they are searching for a Spartanburg County 2-year-old boy who was reported missing around 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
William Eschenbach was last seen playing in the back yard of his home at 130 South Tyger Lane in Roebuck
Update 03-18-09: Missing Toddler Found Dead
SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. — The search for a missing 2-year-old came to a tragic end Wednesday afternoon, nearly 24 hours after the boy was reported missing.
William Eschenbach wandered away from his family’s home, which is located in a heavily wooded area in Moore.
William’s body was found in the river by search divers at about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, about a mile away from his home.