Facebook Posts Lead Deputies To Missing Muskogee Teen


Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 5:43 pm
By: News On 6


A Muskogee teenager who's been missing since Friday has been found safe Tuesday afternoon. Deputies tell us Austin Powell's biological father abducted the boy from his foster family.

Austin has a sensitive medical condition and did not have his medications.

Using Facebook posts, investigators tracked Powell and his father to Bad Axe, Michigan where the two were staying with one of the father's friends.

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James Powell is now in jail, arrested for kidnapping. He's awaiting extradition back to Muskogee.

Austin is seeing a doctor before he'll be brought back home.