Kyron task force seeks help from Skyline community

Kyron task force seeks help from Skyline community

Kyron task force seeks help from Skyline community

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by Jeff Thompson, kgw.com Staff

kgw.com

Posted on December 10, 2010 at 4:11 PM

Updated Friday, Dec 10 at 4:20 PM

PORTLAND – The task force assigned to the Kyron Horman investigation has asked the Skyline Elementary School community to help determine who was at the school when the boy disappeared.

Timeline: The search for Kyron Horman

The letter included a list of 490 people the task force believed were at the school between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on June 4th, the last day Kyron Horman was seen.

Anyone who noticed any discrepancies on the list was asked to report that information to the task force.

More: Sheriff confident about Kyron case

Below is the letter that Skyline families received Friday:

Skyline Families,

Below you will find a message from the Kyron Horman Investigation Task Force.  As part of our ongoing effort to cooperate with law enforcement in this matter, we are forwarding it to you and asking for your cooperation.

Regards,

Ben Keefer
Principal

Members of the Skyline School Community
,

One of the many tasks that law enforcement has undertaken in the course of the investigation of the disappearance of Kyron Horman has been to try and determine as definitely as possible the identity of every individual who was on the Skyline School campus at any time between 8:00 am and noon on June 4, 2010.  This has proved a more complex endeavor than one might think.  Many sources of information have been consulted.

To date, law enforcement has identified 490 people who were present.  In order to ensure, as far as is humanly possible, that this is a complete and accurate list, one of the remaining steps we feel is necessary is to share that list with you, the members of the Skyline Community, and ask you to examine it and inform us of:
    1.    ANY INDIVIDUAL (to include a minor child), other than a Skyline Student, who you have reason to believe was on the campus between 8-12 on June 4 but is not on this list; and
    2.    ANY INDIVIDUAL who is on the list but who you have reason to believe was not on campus during that time.

We realize that this entails some diminution of the privacy of those on the list.  To that end we have removed the names of the Skyline students on our list.  Additionally, other minor children are simply referred to as “minor child of ____” and not personally named.  To others, we ask your understanding that this is a necessary step in an important criminal investigation and, in any event, would probably occur ultimately through media coverage of court proceedings.

You may respond to this inquiry in one of two ways:
    a. Call the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office tipline at (503) 261-2847 and leave a voice mail with the following information:
        1.    Your name
        2.    That you are calling in response to the “Skyline School project”
        3.    A contact number where you can be reached
        4.    Information regarding any individual who should be on or off the list below
     b. Send an e-mail to Skyline.Flyer@mcso.us and include the same information listed in items 1-4, above.

Your prompt response to this inquiry will assist law enforcement greatly in completing one of our many tasks.  Thank you in advance for taking the time to review this list and respond.

- The Kyron Horman Investigation Task Force

(The list below was redacted for privacy purposes.)

Complete coverage: The Kyron Horman investigation

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