FBI says that the person claiming to be missing Timmothy Pitzen is not him

The FBI announced today that DNA testing confirms that the teen found in Kentucky on Wednesday who claimed to be a missing child is not him.
2:43 | 04/04/19

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Transcript for FBI says that the person claiming to be missing Timmothy Pitzen is not him
On behalf of Timothy Stanley. I would like to think all law enforcement for their and ceasing work over the last eight years. And its kind to locate Timothy. We have received support and well wishes from countless people around the country and we are grateful. Unfortunately. This child is not our beloved Timothy. We know that you are out there somewhere Tim. And we will never stop looking for you. Praying for you and loving you. We hope that everyone won't join us in praying for the young man. Who claimed to be Timothy Pittston. There is far too many lost children. In desperate need of help. We hope our tragedy we'll hope to shed some light. I'm the horrific problems of suicide. And missing children in our country. And I don't think that. Anything involving a child is a hoax. And I would reserve all judgment. And pay for the young man involved in my head spin off we've been on tender hooks we've been. Hopeful to Lee hopeful and very Nen. It's it's just been exhausted. But. As cures said I feel so sorry for the young man who's obviously had a horrible time and felt the need to say he was someone else. And hope that they can find his family. It's devastating. You know it's like reliving that day all over again. And Tim McVeigh's father is. Devastated once again. And so are we. I was very close to ten he spent a lot of time here. This morning and handing me probably in bed with the Antonio's defense Graham and the whole wide world. He's a wonderful little boy in my ankle because in the streets of personality to do whatever it needs to do find us. My prayer has always been that when he was old enough he would find us if we couldn't find him. I am hopeful and certainly the hope that it. Kim is in a place where he says communication. With the media. Computer that you remember us enough to look for a Sunday and I think he will. The very Smart guy.

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