UPDATE: Young boy found in Moniteau County after being reported missing

7 months 2 weeks 5 days ago Wednesday, August 01 2018 Aug 1, 2018 Wednesday, August 01, 2018 9:48:00 AM CDT August 01, 2018 in News
By: Madison Wright, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MONITEAU COUNTY - A boy has been found in Moniteau County days after he was reported missing, the sheriff's office confirmed Wednesday. 

Grayson Darnell was reported missing at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 29, when police believe Julie Darnell, Grayson's non-custodial parent, took him from his grandparents' household and left the residence. 

Both Grayson and Julie Darnell were located Wednesday, after Julie Darnell flagged down a concrete truck driver and asked for a ride. The driver stalled Darnell and called 911. 

Moniteau County Sheriff's Deputies arrived on the scene and located both Grayson and Julie Darnell. 

Grayson was taken to a local hospital, and was later released with no apparent injuries. Julie Darnell was taken into custody and is awaiting possible new charges in the Moniteau County Jail. 

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