14-Year-Old Says He Is Illinois Boy Who Went Missing in 2011

The boy claimed he escaped from two kidnappers in the Cincinnati area and then fled across a bridge into Kentucky.

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In 2011, 6-year-old Timmothy Pitzen’s mother picked him up at school in Illinois, took him to the zoo and a water park, and then killed herself at a hotel, leaving a note in which she said her son was fine but that no one would ever find him. On Wednesday, a 14-year-old boy came forward to tell authorities he is Timmothy. The boy claimed he escaped from two kidnappers in the Cincinnati area and then…

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