Transcript for Georgia Judge Denies Bail to Father Accused of Hiding Son in Wall
We begin with the dramatic rescue of a Georgia boy missing for four years. Found behind a false wall in his father's home. The boy somehow managing to contact his mother for help. His father and stepmother behind bars this morning. Steve osunsami has the latest. Joins us from jonesboro, Georgia. Good morning, stooe. Reporter: Good morning, robin. Families say they once saw the 13-year-old on top of the roof sweeping it. They thought it was dangerous. But no one suspected he was being held captive. This morning, a mother's prayers were answered the. Four yours after she thought she would never see her son again, she put her arms around her on Saturday. He went missing after visiting with his father, Gregory Jean, when he was 9. The 13-year-old managed to get his hands on a cell phone, download an app, and text his mother. Telling her he was south of Atlanta, hidden in his father's home. We came to the home and were able to get inside. Reporter: They visited the home twice. The first time, they couldn't find him. The people home denied he was there. The teenager sent a second text saying he was there all along, hid. In a secret come part in the walls of the home. We opened the come apartment where he was. I saw him, asked him to come forward. He was horrified. He was frozen with fear. Reporter: They found him in a small attic above the garage. The only way to it was the back of a closet covered with towels and a piece of plywood. I couldn't believe it. We found him. He just kept saying thank you, thank you, thank you. Surprised neighbors say they've seen him in the yard. Reporter: It appears he was held against his will. This morning, his father and stepmother, Samantha Davis, are charged with false impressenment and cruelty to children. The boy's parents are Haitian immigrants. His father and stepmother appear in court again on December 9th. Now to the trial of a
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