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Kate Hudson on co-parenting her three children with three different fathers: ‘I feel like we’re killing it

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Kate Hudson reflected on amicably co-parenting her three children with their three different fathers.

The 43-year-old actress, who shares son Ryder, 18, with ex-husband Chris Robinson, son Bingham, 11, with ex-fiancé Matt Bellamy, and daughter Rani Rose, 4, with fiancé Danny Fujikawa, opened up about her blended family in an interview with The Sunday Times.

“It might not look traditional from the outside, but on the inside, I feel like we’re killing it,” the “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” star told the outlet.

She continued, “The unit that I’ve created with three children with three different fathers is a seriously strong unit, and it’s ours.”

“I’m not interested in forcing some conventional idea of love or marriage. I’d like to be able to grow intimately with my partner for a long time, but I also don’t have rose-colored glasses on.”

“My goal in life is that I want to feel love and I want to give love, but I’m also practical, so, one day at a time,” Hudson added. “I work really hard at relationships because I like them.”

“My parents have done an amazing job of continuing that dance,” the Academy Award nominee noted.

Hudson was referring to her mother Goldie Hawn, 77, and her partner of 39 years, Kurt Russell, 71. Though Hudson is the biological daughter of Hawn and musician Bill Hudson, 73, the “Fool’s Good” actress has said that she considers Russell to be her father.

Hudson famously moved in with Robinson, 55, just a few days after they met in May 2000. The couple tied the knot on New Year’s Eve of that year and Hudson gave birth to Ryder in 2004. However, the two separated in November 2006 and finalized their divorce in October 2007.

In her interview with the Times, Hudson shared her thoughts on how she has approached parenting differently since welcoming her firstborn with The Black Crowes founder when she was 24.

“I’m definitely more present as a mother now that I’m older,” the Los Angeles native said. “With Ryder, our relationship is so special because I grew up with him. The big learning period of my life and becoming a woman happened as I was being a mother.”

She continued, “It was a choice. We wanted to have a baby and it felt instinctual. I was very attached to him and vice versa. I took him everywhere. I didn’t leave him until he was two. I didn’t even really put him in school until he was ten, whereas I’m far more structured with my other kids. When Ryder got older I [realized] a little more structure might be good for the kid.”

The Fabletics founder shared that her eldest is “in college and very happy,” adding, “Chris and I just need to check in once in a while.”

Hudson and Bellamy, 44, began dating in 2010 after meeting at the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California. The two revealed that they were engaged in April 2011 and welcomed Bingham “Bing” in July of that year.

In December 2014, the actress and the Muse frontman announced that they had called off their engagement. However, they have remained on good terms since ending their romance.

“Matt is so wonderful — I couldn’t have asked for a better co-parent,” Hudson said.

“For me it’s like, you loved this person. That doesn’t just go away, but you can re-establish a different kind of love,” she added. “You can have an amazing time with an ex-partner because you’re really only focused on the love of your child.”

Bellamy is now married to model Elle Evans, whom he wed in 2019. The two share a 2-year-old daughter Lovella. Hudson told the Times that she and Evans are close friends, and they vacation together with their families.

The “Almost Famous” star began dating Fujikawa, 36, a longtime family friend, in December 2016. Hudson first met the musician when she was 23 and pregnant with Ryder.

In April 2018, Hudson announced that they were expecting their first child together, and they welcomed Rani late that year. The two revealed that they were engaged in September 2021.

Hudson told the Times that the couple are in no rush to the altar.  “I hope we get married!” she said with a smile. “We’re not in a hurry. The last thing I need right now is to plan a wedding on top of everything else, but I’m excited about it.”

“Last night he was going through some old footage on his phone of him and Rani and it melted my heart,” she added. “He’s such a wonderful dad and stepdad.”

California man accused of throwing Molotov cocktail at police

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A California man was arrested at night after allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail at police.

At approximately 5:40 p.m. on, officers with the Corning Police Department began investigating a loud banging noise that was coming from outside the police department on the 700 block of Fourth Street.

The suspect, later identified as 32-year-old Cassidy Russ, began “fumbling with an item near the front of his waistband,” the police department said in a press release. As the officers gave the suspect verbal commands, Russ lit a Molotov cocktail and threw it toward the police. The Molotov cocktail missed the officer and exploded near a parked vehicle.

A Molotov cocktail is a homemade bomb made from a bottle filled with gasoline and stuffed with a piece of cloth that is lit just before the bottle is thrown.

Police say that Russ was observed by an officer walking away from the police department following the deployment of the bomb and onto Solano Street.

Authorities say officers pursued Russ after observing him near the department. An off-duty officer tackled Russ on the 1300 block of Solano Street, but Russ continued to resist arrest by concealing his hands by his waistband and backpack.

Officers used baton strikes and pain compliance techniques to subdue Russ, who continued to resist arrest, police said. Officers eventually took Russ into custody by placing him in handcuffs under sustained resistance.

According to the Corning Police Department, this wasn’t the first time Russ tossed a Molotov cocktail toward cops. Russ had an active arrest warrant for a previous incident in late July when he threw a Molotov cocktail near where the police department stages marked patrol cars.

Russ was booked into the Tehama County Jail on several charges, including attempted murder, possession of an explosive device, arson, battery on a peace officer, and resisting arrest. He is being held without bail at the Tehama County Jail and is set to appear in court next week

Georgia sheepdog fights off, kills 8 coyotes after pack attacks his sheep

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A Georgia sheepdog is recovering from injuries after squaring off against a pack of coyotes, killing eight of them, while protecting his herd.


Casper, a sheepdog who works on John Wierwiller’s Georgia farm, fought off the more than half a dozen coyotes in a fight that lasted over half an hour, WAGA-TV reported.
Wierwiller says that Casper disappeared for two days after the brutal fight


“We knew he was hurt because we found parts of his tail and blood and other things, so we were worried,” Wierwiller said.
Casper eventually returned to the farm with visible injuries.
“He was kinda looking at me like, ‘Boss, stop looking at how bad I look, just take care of me,’” Wierwiller said


Wierwiller said it “looked like a coyote grabbed his skin and peeled it right off.”
The LifeLine Animal Project, an organization with a mission to end euthanasia of healthy animals, has stepped in to help raise money for Casper’s hospital bills
Wierwiller said it “looked like a coyote grabbed his skin and peeled it right off.”


The LifeLine Animal Project, an organization with a mission to end euthanasia of healthy animals, has stepped in to help raise money for Casper’s hospital bills


The group launched a GoFundMe to cover the $15,000 hospital bill and has already exceeded its goal and will use remaining funds to help save future animal lives.

Wisconsin boy, 10, charged as adult in alleged killing of mom over Amazon purchase

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A 10-year-old boy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is being charged as an adult after allegedly shooting and killing his 44-year-old mother last week because he was mad she wouldn’t buy him a video game headset from Amazon.
The boy faces a first-degree murder charge and up to 60 years in prison if convicted in the fatal shooting. The boy, who family members said has mental health issues, is being held in juvenile detention.
The shooting happened at the boy’s home near 87th and Hemlock at around 7 a.m according to TMJ4 news.
Police said that the boy initially told investigators he had been playing with the gun and it “accidentally went off.” His mother, Quiana Mann, was shot in the head and died. After the shooting, the boy woke his sister, who found their mother dead and called 911
But, in the days following the shooting, family members reported “serious concerns” to police.
A criminal complaint says the boy’s 26-year-old sister told detectives he has had “rage issues” all his life and “five different imaginary people that talk to him,” TMJ4 reported. Another family member told police the boy displayed cruelty toward animals and used to pick up the family puppy by its tail and “swing the puppy around until it whined and howled in pain.”
This allegedly occurred when the boy was 4 years old. Six months ago, family told police, the boy filled a balloon with a flammable liquid and set it on fire, causing an explosion that burned furniture and a carpet.
The complaint states the boy was taken to a therapist, who delivered a “concerning diagnosis,” and his mother had reportedly placed cameras inside the home to watch him. Two weeks before the killing, “someone had unplugged these cameras,” according to TMJ4.
The sister also reportedly told detectives that, on the morning after their mother’s death, her brother logged onto their mother’s Amazon account and ordered an Oculus virtual reality headset.
“Any time there’s violence that happens in Milwaukee, whether it’s committed by someone who’s 10 years old or much older than that, that gives me pause,” said Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson.
An aunt reportedly told investigators the 10-year-old never cried or showed remorse for his mother’s death. The complaint also alleges the boy told his aunt he was “actually aiming the gun at his mother.” On the day after his mother’s death, the aunt said he apologized for killing his mom and then asked if his Amazon package arrived.
In a subsequent interview with detectives, the boy allegedly admitted he got his mother’s gun because he was mad at her for waking him up at 6 a.m. and for prohibiting him from buying the virtual reality headset on Amazon, police said.
The complaint alleges the boy told detectives he had taken the keys to his mom’s gun safe the night before the shooting. He allegedly said he pointed the gun at his mother and wanted to shoot the wall to “scare her,” but she walked in front of him.
Wisconsin law permits individuals accused of crimes to be charged as adults if they are 17 and older. TMJ4 news reported it is exceedingly rare for someone younger than 17 to be tried as an adult and virtually unheard of for a 10-year-old.
“This is an absolute family tragedy,” said Angela Cunningham, one of the boy’s attorneys. “I don’t think anybody would deny or disagree with that. … The adult system is absolutely ill-equipped to address the needs of a 10-year-old child.”

Georgia fugitive arrested after replying to sheriff’s department ‘most wanted’ Facebook post: ‘How about me

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A Georgia fugitive who asked on Facebook why he wasn’t on the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office’s “Most Wanted List” helped lead police to him, the department said.

After the sheriff’s office posted its “Most Wanted List” for November earlier this week, Christopher Spaulding commented, “How about me?”.

The department replied, “you are correct you have two warrants, we are on the way.”

It later reshared a screenshot of the exchange along with Spaulding’s arrest photo, writing, “We appreciate you for your assistance in your capture!”

The department thanked the Fugitive Unit for “efficiently” arresting Spaulding who it said had two arrest warrants for felony violation of probation.

It added, “Our Top 10 is compiled based on the severity of the charges only. By not being on this list does not mean our Fugitive Unit is not looking for you if you have an active warrant.”

Cliff Emmich: ‘Halloween II’ and ‘Payday’ star dies at 85 after a long battle with lung cancer

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Cliff Emmich, who was known for his impeccable work in the Clint Eastwood movie ‘Thunderbolt’ and in the horror sequel ‘Halloween II’, died at the age of 85. The news of his death was confirmed by his representative. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the character actor died at his Valley Village home in Los Angeles following a long battle with lung cancer.

Born on December 13, 1936, Emmich began his professional journey by performing on stage as he was a student at Pasadena Playhouse. He started performing at a very young age and became a prominent name in the circuit. Even before starting his career in films and TV, he had already toured more than 153 cities and 23 states with the American Reparatory Players. However, it was time for Emmich to join the big league and become a prominent name in Hollywood as well.

The actor began his career in feature films by garnering an uncredited role in the 1969 movie ‘Gaily, Gaily’. On the other hand, he made cameos or guest appearances in several TV shows. However, 1973 turned out to be a life-changing year for Emmich as he garnered his first major acting role in the movie with the movie ‘Payday’. The actor played the role of a taxi driver named Chicago in the movie, who used to drive a Cadillac through different states with a honky-tonk singer Maury Dann in the back seat. Emmich received a lot of praise for his acting and the role helped him in getting future roles.

Emmich continued to give amazing performances throughout and once again, captivated the minds of the audience in the 1974 Clint Eastwood movie ‘Thunderbolt and Lightfoot’. The actor portrayed the Western Union security guard with a porn fetish who is attracted to the long-legged Jeff Bridges. Meanwhile, he played another security guard in the movie Halloween II’ in 1981 and became a victim of Michael Myers in one of the most gruesome scenes in the ‘Halloween franchise.

The actor showed his versatility in the fifth season of ‘Little House on the Prairie’ in which he plays an overweight and embarrassed man whose daughter is ashamed of him in one of the episodes.

Emmich’s other acting credits included ‘The Incredible Hulk’, ‘Strike Force’, ‘CHiPs’, ‘Trapper John’, ‘MD’, ‘Knight Rider’, ‘Night Court’, and ‘Simon & Simon’. Meanwhile, she also made appearances in TV shows like ‘Baywatch’, ‘Murder’, ‘She Wrote’, ‘Coach’, ‘Nash Bridges, and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.

Emmich is survived by nephews, Chuck, Mark, and James, and niece, Shirley.

Cliff Emmich, the fun-loving character actor who made his mark in Payday, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Halloween II, and Little House on the Prairie, has died. He was 85.

Emmich died Monday at his Valley Village home in Los Angeles after a long battle with lung cancer, his rep Steve Stevens told The Hollywood Reporter.

In perhaps his most well-known role, Emmich played the driver Chicago, who steered the Cadillac sedan with Rip Torn‘s hard-living honky tonk singer Maury Dann in the backseat, in Payday (1973).

In Michael Cimino‘s Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), Emmich portrayed the Western Union security guard with a porn fetish who is attracted to the long-legged, dress-wearing Jeff Bridges. He played another security guard, one who falls victim to a hammer wielded by Michael Myers, in Halloween II (1981).

Emmich was at his best on the fifth season of NBC’s Little House on the Prairie as an overweight, shy, and embarrassed middle-aged guy whose daughter is ashamed of him in the episode “The Man Inside.” Michael Landon wrote it with Emmich in mind, and it was one of the actor’s favorite roles.

Clifford Joseph Emmich was born in Cincinnati on Dec. 13, 1936, and raised in Los Angeles. His father, also named Clifford, sold exotic foreign cars to Hollywood luminaries that included Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, and Ozzie Nelson.

“Coop had this Duesenberg, and he used to go out with the ladies even though he was married,” Emmich recalled in a 2018 interview with Rob Word for A Word on Westerns. “He called my dad and said, ‘Cliff, I got the Duesy out in front, and I’m over at this girl’s house, and if all these gossip columnists in town find out about that car, they’ll know I’m upstairs. I got the keys under the front seat, so if you’ll come and get it and drive it over to the lot, I’ll come over and get it or send someone over to pick it up.’”

After graduating from John Muir High School in Pasadena and serving in the U.S. Air Force, Emmich studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse, toured with the American Repertory Players, and did summer stock at the Pink Garter Theatre in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

He made his film debut with an uncredited role in Norman Jewison’s Gaily, Gaily (1969), starring Beau Bridges.

Later, Emmich played the counterfeiter known as “The Candy Man” on the two-part Happy Days episode “Fonzie’s Funeral” in 1979.

His résumé also included the films Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973), the Yvette Mimieux-starring Jackson County Jail (1976), Barracuda (1978), Hellhole (1985), and Digital Man (1995), and TV stints on everything from The Odd Couple, Ironside, The FBI, Starsky and Hutch and Night Court to Murder, She Wrote, Coach, Nash Bridges, and Walker, Texas Ranger.

Survivors include his nephews, Chuck, Mark, and James, and his niece, Shirley.

Word noted that Emmich “never missed a party, a lunch or an Academy screening. And he was always in a joyous mood, filled with wonderful memories of growing up in Hollywood and his acting exploits. He also had the biggest and most infectious laughter of anyone.

Cliff Emmich, ‘Little House on the Prairie’ and ‘Payday’ actor, dead at 85

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Cliff Emmich, “Little House on the Prairie” and “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot” actor, has died. He was 85.


A representative for Emmich confirmed they’re with Fox News Digital about his death and said the actor suffered from a health battle.


“My client and friend for over fifty years lost his battle with lung cancer… He passed at his home in Valley Village,” his rep said in a statement.
Emmich was best known for his roles in “Payday” and “Halloween II.”

Cliff Emmich, the fun-loving character actor who made his mark in Payday, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Halloween II, and Little House on the Prairie, has died. He was 85.

Emmich died Monday at his Valley Village home in Los Angeles after a long battle with lung cancer, his rep Steve Stevens told The Hollywood Reporter.

In perhaps his most well-known role, Emmich played the driver Chicago, who steered the Cadillac sedan with Rip Torn‘s hard-living honky tonk singer Maury Dann in the backseat, in Payday (1973).

In Michael Cimino‘s Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), Emmich portrayed the Western Union security guard with a porn fetish who is attracted to the long-legged, dress-wearing Jeff Bridges. He played another security guard, one who falls victim to a hammer wielded by Michael Myers, in Halloween II (1981).

Emmich was at his best on the fifth season of NBC’s Little House on the Prairie as an overweight, shy, and embarrassed middle-aged guy whose daughter is ashamed of him in the episode “The Man Inside.” Michael Landon wrote it with Emmich in mind, and it was one of the actor’s favorite roles.

Clifford Joseph Emmich was born in Cincinnati on Dec. 13, 1936, and raised in Los Angeles. His father, also named Clifford, sold exotic foreign cars to Hollywood luminaries that included Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, and Ozzie Nelson.

“Coop had this Duesenberg, and he used to go out with the ladies even though he was married,” Emmich recalled in a 2018 interview with Rob Word for A Word on Westerns. “He called my dad and said, ‘Cliff, I got the Duesy out in front, and I’m over at this girl’s house, and if all these gossip columnists in town find out about that car, they’ll know I’m upstairs. I got the keys under the front seat, so if you’ll come and get it and drive it over to the lot, I’ll come over and get it or send someone over to pick it up.’”

After graduating from John Muir High School in Pasadena and serving in the U.S. Air Force, Emmich studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse, toured with the American Repertory Players, and did summer stock at the Pink Garter Theatre in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

He made his film debut with an uncredited role in Norman Jewison’s Gaily, Gaily (1969), starring Beau Bridges.

Later, Emmich played the counterfeiter known as “The Candy Man” on the two-part Happy Days episode “Fonzie’s Funeral” in 1979.

His résumé also included the films Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973), the Yvette Mimieux-starring Jackson County Jail (1976), Barracuda (1978), Hellhole (1985), and Digital Man (1995), and TV stints on everything from The Odd Couple, Ironside, The FBI, Starsky and Hutch and Night Court to Murder, She Wrote, Coach, Nash Bridges, and Walker, Texas Ranger.

Survivors include his nephews, Chuck, Mark, and James, and his niece, Shirley.

Word noted that Emmich “never missed a party, a lunch or an Academy screening. And he was always in a joyous mood, filled with wonderful memories of growing up in Hollywood and his acting exploits. He also had the biggest and most infectious laughter of anyone.

Connecticut man arrested after allegedly killing, dismembering infant daughter

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A Connecticut man accused of murdering and dismembering his 11-month-old daughter was arrested on Friday after two weeks on the run, according to police.

Christopher Francisquini, 31, was taken into custody around 3 p.m. by Waterbury Police. He is accused of killing his infant daughter Camilla in their Naugatuck home.

He is charged with murder with special circumstances and risk of injury to a minor, and had his bond set at $5 million.

According to the Naugatuck Police Department, Camilla was choked, stabbed, and dismembered in the home.

Francisquini then got into an argument with the baby’s mother, who at the time was unaware that her daughter was dead. Francisquini allegedly destroyed the mother’s cellphone, removed a GPS tracking device from his ankle, and fled from the residence in a 2006 gray Chevy Impala.

The car was later found abandoned on Interstate 91, police said.

Camilla’s body was discovered by a family member. Her cause of death was determined to be from neck compressions and stab wounds.

“Francisquini’s capture is a clear example of what can be accomplished when community members work with law enforcement to take dangerous individuals off the street,” the Naugatuck Police Department said in a statement. “Within 28 hours of asking the public’s help, he was taken into custody without incident and will now face justice.”

Video released by Waterbury Police shows Francisquini at a bus stop surrounded by about a dozen officers with their guns drawn. Officers yell at him to get on the ground. He follows the order and is then swarmed and cuffed.

Police said the arrest was made after a concerned citizen called the anonymous tip line. The caller told police that Francisquini had changed his appearance, but could still be recognized.

The FBI was offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction.

Naugatuck police have requested that residents wear pink during the town’s tree-lighting ceremony on the night for what would have been Camilla’s first birthday.

Disney sets closing date for iconic Splash Mountain ride, reveals 2024 ‘Princess and the Frog’ replacement

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Disney fans hoping for one last plunge on Splash Mountain have less than two months to ride the iconic theme park attraction before it closes for an extensive makeover.


The attraction will close on January 23, 2023, as Disney moves to walk away from the wide criticism that the ride promotes “racial stereotypes.”
Splash Mountain’s current theme is based on Br’er Rabbit’s adventures in the 1946 “Song of the South” film, which has been criticized for its portrayal of plantation life.
“I’ve felt, as long as I’ve been CEO, that ‘Song of the South was – even with a disclaimer – was just not appropriate in today’s world,” Disney CEO Bob Iger said in a March 2020 shareholders meeting.


In 2019, a petition with more than 21,000 online signatures called upon Disney to “re-theme Splash Mountain.” Fans of the change cited a need for more diversity and representation in the parks.
“Disney parks should be a home for all to enjoy regardless of race, age, whatever your background may be.” One person wrote. “Tiana could be one of the first princesses with a thrill ride, as well as giving her a much-deserved place in the parks.”


In June 2020, Disney announced that the Splash Mountain attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California was going to be re-themed around “The Princess and the Frog” — a beloved animated film that features Princess Tiana and her friends.
Since then, the entertainment giant has given updates on the upcoming overhaul of the attraction, which will be called Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.
Following the announcement from Disney, another petition called to save the ride rose to 93,000 signatures after Disney’s announcement.


“Splash Mountain is an iconic ride at Magic Kingdom, loved by millions of fans all over the world for over 30 years.” the petition’s description reads. “Re-theming such an iconic ride would erode the nostalgia that lives in Disney World and take away a little bit of the magic.”
Despite the petitioners’ request, Disney continued to plan Splash Mountain’s makeover and create Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.


According to Disney, guests will be taken on a journey inspired by the story and characters from the hit film, picking up where that story left off. Disney said that the ride, which is set in 1966 New Orleans, will pick up after the final kiss of the film.
Naveen and Louis will join Tiana on her latest adventure and host a one-of-a-kind Mardi Gras celebration. Original music inspired by the songs from the film will be used as riders encounter both old and new characters.
In a previous statement, Disney said, “With this longstanding history of updating attractions and adding new magic, the re-theming of Splash Mountain is of particular importance today. The new concept is inclusive – one that all of our guests can connect with and be inspired by, and it speaks to the diversity of the millions of people who visit our parks each year.”


Along with the updated ride, Tiana’s story will also continue in a Disney+ series that follows her after the events of the 2009 movie. Disney has not released its premiere date, but it is expected sometime in 2023.

Texas missing girl found dead, delivery driver in custody on multiple charges

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7-year-old girl who was missing for several days in Wise County, Texas, has been found dead, officials said.
Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin broke the news late night that authorities located the body of 7-year-old Athena Strand during an afternoon search in Boyd after following a tip that led them to a delivery driver.
The sheriff said investigators believe the suspect kidnapped the girl and killed her.
The suspect, a 31-year-old FedEx driver named Tanner Lynn Horner, later confessed to abducting the girl, Akin said. Horner was a contract driver.
“It’s one of the toughest investigations I have been involved in because it’s a child,” Akin said at a press conference late Friday night alongside Athena’s biological mother and other emergency response officials.
He added: “Any time there’s a child that dies it just hits you in your heart.”
Akin also said they believe the girl was killed “within an hour or so” after she was taken from her home. “This community does not like losing its children,” Akin said.
Athena went missing afternoon after she left home following an argument with her stepmother, according to Fox 4. Athena got off the bus around 4:15 p.m. and left the home sometime before 5:15 p.m., when the stepmother noticed she was missing.
The stepmother searched for an hour and then phoned the police, Fox 4 reported.
Her biological father was out of town on a hunting trip and her biological mother lives in Oklahoma, per the report.
Finding the body brings a heartbreaking end to more than two days of searching, which involved dozens of law enforcement officials, helicopters and dog rescue teams. More than 300 volunteers also joined in to help, the Wise County Office of Emergency Management said.
Acting FBI Agent In Charge Jim Dwyer told Fox 4 that digital evidence helped lead investigators to the FedEx driver, but did not elaborate further.
“Words cannot describe our shock and sorrow at the reports surrounding this tragic event,” a FedEx spokesperson told Fox News Digital. “First and foremost, our thoughts are with the family during this most difficult time, and we continue to cooperate fully with the investigating authorities. At this time, any further questions should be directed to law enforcement.”
Horner, who is from Lake Worth, is in the Wise County Jail on capital murder and aggravated kidnappings charges, Fox 4 Dallas reported. He is being held on a $1.5 million bond.
Authorities did not comment on whether the girl had been sexually assaulted. A cause of death has not been determined.

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