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TBI says it is continuing to exhaust every possible lead in hopes of giving this family some closure.
More than 30 members of a TEMA search crew filed through the brush around this rover community home... Hoping something will lead them to 7 year old Gage Daniel and 9 year old Chloie Pope.
Both have not been seen since a fire destroyed their home killing their grandparents Molly and Leon McClaran.
Mary Lame, sister of the grandfather says, “Those were two happy little children who played in this country little setting and we miss them and we want them back.”
TBI agents say they are continuing to follow up on leads as if the children are missing and in danger....
Jason Locke says, “The fact of the matter is that we did find remains of the grandparents there which would you know lead one to believe that there should be some sort of remains of the children and we have just not been able to find that at this point.”
Friday the search went nationwide as the TBI issued an amber alert for Chloie and Gage... Family members say they find some comfort in knowing the search continues to grow for their loved ones.
Mary Lame says, “That is what we want - we want it spread so that everybody will know and look for the children.”
Mary McClain says the thought of two children missing who went to school with her little boy is devastating.
Mary McClain says, “I feel really heart broken about these children – I am doing it for them because if it was my own kids I would want somebody to come together and try to find them and bring them back home.”
TBI says they are doing everything can to make that happen.
Jason Locke says, “We are going to try to check every absolute possibility that there is out there to try to put this thing at some sort of closure for the family.”
TBI says that they have not set a date to stop the searches, they plan to continue until the children are found.
At this time TBI says there is still no cause for the fire and they are continuing to interview family members - they say the entire family has cooperated with the investigation.
Monday, October 1 2012, 05:07 AM CDT
Miss. chooses new firm to run Woodville prison
May 18, 2013 20:50 GMT
WOODVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi officials have picked a new company to run the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility.
Utah-based Management and Training Corp. announced Friday that the Mississippi Department of Corrections has chosen it to run the 1,000-bed prison starting July 1, the Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/10MvOGv).
Corrections Corporation of America, based in Nashville, Tenn., had run the prison since 1998. MTC says it will keep "the vast majority" of employees.
MTC will get a five-year contract to run the prison with two one-year options. Last year, officials chose MTC to take over East Mississippi Correctional Facility, the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and the Marshall County Correctional Facility from the GEO Group. MTC won 10-year contracts for each.
CCA still runs the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility and the Adams County Correctional Center in Mississippi.
Information from: The Natchez Democrat, http://www.natchezdemocrat.com/
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