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Duke Flores’ disappearance was reported about 10 p.m. Thursday, but no one outside his home in the 22000 block of Cherokee Avenue has seen him since April 14.
Duke’s mom, Jakee Raquel Contreras, and his aunt, Jennifer Rachel Contreras, as homicide suspects. The 29-year-vintage twin sisters were each being held without bail.
Duke Flores Mother jakee Arrested
The boy’s mother had already been in custody for alleged toddler forget about because of her put off in reporting him missing, government stated. She changed into booked at the murder fee after being interviewed by murder detectives.
Saturday’s arrests were introduced about two hours earlier than relatives and pals had deliberate to conduct an organized search for Duke within the Apple Valley region.
The investigation is ongoing and detectives are continuing the search for Duke Flores. https://t.co/ukSYCwG3wM
— CalAdvocates4theMiss (@caladmissing) April 27, 2019
“The research is ongoing and detectives are continuing the search for Duke Flores,” the information launch stated.
police searched the Apple Valley home where Duke lives along with his mother and aunt on Friday. Two vehicles were also towed away from the home, KABC reported.
Duke Flores Grandmother
The child’s grandmother, Lydia Gutierrez, said she was suspicious of her daughter after not seeing the child for awhile. When she asked Jackee about Duke, she said that her daughter told her that Duke had tried to smother a baby with a pillow and was being held at a mental facility.
On Friday, family members to Los Angeles ABC station KABC about the length of time the boy appears to have been missing.
“I just want to find Duke. That’s all I really want,” the boy’s aunt, Lea Contreras, told KABC. “My sisters, they are where they are, but right now, what we really want is to find Duke.”
Detectives arrest Jakee Raquel Contreras (mother) and Jennifer Rachel Contreras (aunt) for the murder of Duke Flores https://t.co/A4mIYqZmsA
— San Bernardino County Sheriff (@sbcountysheriff) April 27, 2019
Two other children live inside the house, the family said.
Apple Valley police say Duke is tall for his age, about 3-foot-10, and has brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information can call the police department at 760-240-7400, extension 7412.
Detective Narcie Sousa of the sheriff’s specialized Investigations department at (909) 387-3589 or sheriff’s dispatch at (909) 387-8313.