Hornbeck's Family to Focus on Healing

1 decade 3 years 7 months ago Wednesday, January 24 2007 Jan 24, 2007 Wednesday, January 24, 2007 9:32:20 AM CST January 24, 2007 in News
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CHESTERFIELD (AP) - Shawn Hornbeck's parents hope to take a lower profile to focus on their abducted son's healing now that he has returned home. Their plan was explained today in a written statement from the family during a news conference in the St. Louis suburb of Chesterfield. That's where a suburban St. Louis homebuilder detailed plans to build a new house for Shawn and his parents, Craig and Pam Akers. The McBride and Sons home will include office space for the Shawn Hornbeck Foundation, which Shawn's parents began to search for missing kids after Shawn disappeared in 2002. Michael Devlin is accused of kidnapping Shawn and Ben Ownby. The boys were found in the 41-year-old's suburban St. Louis apartment on January 12th. They were rescued four days after Ben went missing, but more than four years after Shawn disappeared.

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