Children reported missing in Florida are found safe and sound in Mexico, they will return home shortly

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Mexican officials safely located the Barrios siblings with help from the U.S. Marshals, Fort Myers Police announced Friday, June 24th, in a statement.

The Fort Myers, FL children should be returning stateside within the next couple of days, officials reported.

On Thursday, June 23, police arrested Iris Barrios Ozorio, 34, of Fort Myers, on charges of interference with custody and providing false information to law enforcement during an investigation.

Police said she is the aunt of the children. Barrios Ozorio remained in Lee County Jail on Friday, June 24, with a bond set at $6,500 USD.


On Wednesday, June 22, an alert said that sisters Genesis Barrios, 2 months, and Yazmin Barrios, 2, were last seen in the 1800 block of Maravilla Avenue in Fort Myers, Florida.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement determined it would issue a Missing Child Alert and listed them as “endangered.”

Officials said Wednesday the children may have been in the company of their biological mother, Evelin Sanchez-Rojas, 25, and Inmer Barrios, 35.

This investigation remains active.

Source: NP

Mexico Daily Post