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Missing 2-year-old North Carolina boy found safe in Georgia, mom arrested

Dior was reported missing with his mom Camille Singleton who was wanted for murder, police say

The 2-year-old boy who went missing in North Carolina Friday night has been found safe in Georgia, according to the Clayton Police Department.

CLAYTON, N.C.UPDATE

The 2-year-old boy who went missing in North Carolina Friday night has been found safe in Georgia, according to the Clayton Police Department.

This comes after police reported on Friday that Dior Singleton was with his mother Camille Nechelle Singleton, 31, who was previously wanted by Clayton Police for the murder of 68-year-old Inita Gaither. A senior alert was also issued for the little boy that same night.

On Sunday, police apprehended Camille and took her into custody. We are told that her son is also in custody.

At this time, officers are headed to Georgia to investigate further.

Stay with 10 News for this breaking news story.


ORIGINAL STORY

The Clayton Police Department in North Carolina is asking for your help in the search for a missing toddler Friday night.

Authorities believe Dior Singleton, 2, is with his mother Camille Nechelle Singleton, 31, who is currently wanted by Clayton Police on murder charges in connection to the death of a 68-year-old woman on Thursday.

Police say Dior is about 3 feet tall, weighs 35 pounds and has short hair and brown eyes.

Camille is about 4 feet, 11 inches tall, weighs 135 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.

Dior is believed to be abducted from 322 Crawford Parkway, Clayton, North Carolina, according to police.

According to the Amber Alert, the two could be headed to Arkansas, Virginia or Macon, Georgia.

The vehicle she is possibly driving is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call the Clayton Police Department at 919-553-0158, or call 911.


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Nicole Del Rosario joined WSLS 10 in August 2020.