S.C. Mom Quiet About Missing Son

Zinah Jennings won't tell police the whereabouts of her 18-month-old son.
1:41 | 01/06/12

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The story is really taken on a life of its own Columbia police haven't swamped with requests for interviews many from national media and even talk shows. But few real tips on the case were coming and until today. We should have -- some the -- Columbia police chief Randy Scott is worried. Worried that eighteen month old in the -- Jennings won't be found alive. This is a series case in a week -- mean we're -- -- -- Scott says crime stoppers tips are now reaching the police department and they are following every -- Officers fanned out across the city looking for the little boy. Amir's mother Xena Jennings was reported missing last month then turned up after a minor car accident in Colombia. Because -- -- hadn't been seen since Thanksgiving. Police asked -- where he was she wouldn't say she's not -- and honest about. The stores to its east zones because of her constantly changing story police charged Jennings -- lawful conduct toward a child. They believe the boy can -- Colombia Charlotte Raleigh rock kill or Atlanta all places were Jennings has ties. We went by her mother's home on -- street today but no one answered the door there. -- Jennings only contact with her family before her arrest was phone calls telling -- she was depressed. However police say she doesn't seem to rattle her child -- missing. It literally hair and heartache when your child is missing out -- lately for having it you want to know where there. We're not getting there from losing the strong. So far the family has not been talking about this case but I did speak to the boy's grandmother Jocelyn Jennings on the phone today she said the family is prepared to make a statement soon. Reporter from Columbia Greg -- can channel nine Eyewitness News.

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