Several hours after reporters submitted questions to the family, the following outline and Q&A was emailed to KGW from Kyron's mother, Desiree Young, along with Kyron's father, Kaine Horman and Kyron's step-father, Tony Young:
There were a lot of questions asked about Terri Horman or situations surrounding her. Based on where the investigation is at this point we are unable to comment on those questions.
1). What does your day look like during this?
Our employers have been extremely supportive and flexible during this difficult time. Our days are focused on Kyron and helping investigators in any way we can. We make sure to contact them in the morning to layout our schedule for that day and do all that needs to be done during the day to help them.
2). Where are you finding strength during this?
We lean on each other and we focus on what needs to be done to bring Kyron home. We use Kyron as our strength. We pray each day for resolution and for Kyron.
3). What is the hardest thing about all of this?
Not knowing where he is and not having him here with us.
1). What do you want the public to know about Kyron?
3). What do you miss most about Kyron?
We miss his toothless smile, the belly laugh, the pouty lips, but most of all the hugs that he gives us each day. We also miss the everyday noise that emanates the house when he is playing.
4). Does Kyron have any defining marks (i.e. birthmarks) that people looking for him should be aware of?
He has a V shaped strawberry birthmark on his forehead that has faded over the years but you can still see it when he cries or is upset.
5). Is there a favorite food that Kyron has?
Sushi and macaroni & cheese.
6). Is Kyron allergic to anything?
He is allergic to bees
7). What plans do you have for Kyron when he comes home?
Aside from the fact that he is never leaving the house again, vacation, camping, fishing and all of the things that he loves to do. We are going to focus on spending everyday making sure that he is happy, just as we have done before this happened.
8). Your story has touched people across the world, please tell us how?
We can’t speak for others, but people across the world have adopted him and pray for him as if he was theirs. They have helped us in the search and mission to find him.
1). How can the community help with the case?
Continue doing what they have been doing and keep his face out there. We need the community to call the tip line with any information and to keep looking.
2). Are we helping with case and how?
We are helping each day to be there when the investigators need us and we are always working to make sure that the media keeps his face out there, we hand out flyers, t-shirts, bracelets, buttons anything that we can to assure everyone knows his face.
3). Has the investigation stayed focused or veered off course?
We have full confidence in the investigation and the investigators that are working to find Kyron.
4). You said that you have been fully briefed, did the police give you a reason to be optimistic that Kyron will be found?
We are optimistic that Kyron will be found.
5). Any concerns/questions about the community getting so involved and wanting to search themselves?
Any individual search efforts should be coordinated with MCSO. If not, they could be detrimental to the ongoing investigation.