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Missing 5 month old baby found in Marion County

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UPDATE: MARION COUNTY (KTBS) - Authorities have located the East Texas 5-month-old who went missing Thursday evening.

According to the Harrison County Sheriff's Office the child was found in Marion County inside his mother's truck, Friday morning.

5-month-old Ethan Ramsey went missing somewhere around the Marshall area.

His mother, 25-year-old Rachel Potter, was found walking along a road in Marion County incoherent and nude from the waist down, Thursday.

Potter told authorities she had no memory of the last few hours, except that her baby was with her, but she had no idea where he was.

Potter also couldn't remember where she left her truck.

Marion County Sheriff Office released the following statement, "The baby was  recovered from the mothers wrecked vehicle. The baby was checked out by Champion EMS and he was released to his father. Harrison County was very instrumental in funding the baby. The mother is being held in Marion County jail in felony child endangerment and possibly more charges."

 


MARION COUNTY (KYTX) - The search for a missing 5 month old Harrison County baby is now over.

 

Marion County Sheriff David McKnight tells CBS19 the baby went missing around 3:30 Thursday afternoon from Harrison County. A passerby found the mother on the side of the road in Marion County. The passerby then called the Marion County Sheriff's Department. Authorities starting searching for the baby after the mother told them she had a 5 month old baby.

The baby was found this morning in a wrecked vehicle, which was the mother's truck. The baby was checked by Champion EMS and is said to be fine.  The baby is now with the father.

The mother was arrested on felony child endangerment charges. Sheriff McKnight says more charges could be pending.

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