PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) – The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office announced that a $50,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the resolution into the disappearance of Kyron Horman.
Kyron Horman, who was 7-years-old at the time, disappeared Friday June 4, 2010 and was reportedly last seen by his stepmother Terri Horman after she dropped him off at Skyline School for a school science fair. The last known sighting of Kyron Horman was around 8:45 a.m. as he reportedly walked down the hall to his classroom. School staff marked Kyron Horman absent.
One of the mostly widely distributed photographs of Kyron Horman was taken the morning of the science fair. It shows the second-grader standing and smiling next to his science project on the red-eyed tree frog. Kyron Horman was photographed wearing a black “CSI” tee-shirt and his glasses.
His father, Kaine Horman, wants the public to be aware that Kyron will look much different today than he did in 2010. Kaine Horman has said in the past that Kyron Horman may not be wearing glasses.
Investigators launched the state’s largest search operation in history. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Oregon National guard members aided in the search efforts. More than 200 of Kyron Horman’s then schoolmates and their parents were interviewed by investigators.
MCSO investigators initially described the disappearance of Kyron Horman as a “missing, endangered child” investigation, but it was announced June 14, 2010 that the investigation was shifting into a “criminal investigation.”
The investigation into Terri Horman intensified shortly after the shift in investigative tactics. MCSO released a photograph with pictures of Terri Horman and her white Ford pickup. Terri Horman reportedly took two polygraphs during the course of the investigation. Investigators have never commented or confirmed on who has been administered polygraph examines.
A grand jury has reviewed evidence in the case and is empaneled to hear any additional testimony, the sheriff’s office said.
Terri Horman was called the “prime suspect” in Kyron Horman’s disappearance by Multnomah County Judge Henry Kantor during a civil hearing between Kaine and Terri.
She has never been charged or named as a suspect by either the sheriff’s office or Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office.
The sheriff’s office has a tip line at 503.261.2847.