At a Friday news conference Desiree Young also repeated her belief that stepmother Terri Horman is involved in the Oregon boy's disappearance. Terri Horman has not been identified as a suspect by investigators.
The family of missing 7-year-old Kyron Horman released a statement Thursday night and said police have identified a woman who has been in “close communication” with Terri Horman but is not cooperating with police.
A request by prosecutors seeking an extra $196,000 for their investigation into the disappearance of 7-year-old Kyron Horman has been approved. Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton tabled a separate request.
In a Tuesday interview with NBC's "Today" show, Kyron's birth mother - Desiree Young - reiterated her accusation that Terri Horman was involved. Young said she believes Kyron's disappearance was "very planned."