Update: search continues for autistic child missing from Walnut since Friday

The search has widened and continues for 14 year old Nathan Covarrubias, who went missing from the Summits View Boys Ranch on Friday. Multiple agencies are looking for him presently. The search now includes Mississippi and Hardeman County, as well as surrounding areas.

Additional info:

There is some information that may lead us south so Brad and Lisa and I are driving down US hwy 15 into RIPLEY, MS. Here are the locations where we maybe have spotted him and the times:
Saturday 1200ish walking US15 past a private residence going south.
3:02 PM Muddy Creek Store & Cafe – MS-15 grainy footage

FOCUS on Ripley area RIGHT NOW. We need our next tip to find him. We are checking empty buildings in town, etc.

From his father, Edgar Covarrubias:

Nathan search update: Several Christ Alone church members are following credible leads of an individual matching Nathan’s description walking south of Walnut, MS, on Saturday. We are also canvassing across the border into Tennessee where a couple of home owners reported home alarms going off recently in an area surrounding a hunting club that has video cameras.

Hardeman county sheriff in TN is mounting a special camera on a helicopter to conduct a search of the area. Drones and other volunteers will be arriving today to help search on the TN side. Please keep praying for Nathan’s safe return home. And thank you to all the wonderful people of Walnut, MS and Hardeman County Tennessee who have helped and continue to help us find Nathan.

Nathan Covarrubias was last seen around 10 am on 5/29/20. He weighs 150 lbs and is about 5’6” and will be 15 years old in July. Nathan was last seen wearing a blue long sleeve shirt and khaki shorts.

He is diagnosed with autism, disruptive mood dysregulation, and bipolar disorder.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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