Woman and 4 Children Missing after Husband is Arrested for Child Abuse [Updated]

Kornecia Waiters

UPDATE: Kornecia Waiters and her 4 children have been found and are safe

DETROIT, MI – A Detroit woman and her 4 children are listed as Serious Missing. They went missing after the woman’s husband was arrested for child abuse.

On January 21st, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Kornecia Waiters, 29-years old, was last seen picking up her sons,ages 9 & 11, from their school in the 6800 block of Nevada. Kornecia was accompanied by her sons’ step-father, who is also the biological father of her two daughters, ages 2 & 4.

After picking up her sons, they drove off in a Silver Ford Crown Victoria with red rims, license plate DSL 0219. On January 22nd, 2020, the step-father was taken into custody for Child Abuse. Since Tuesday, Kornecia Waiters and her four children (ages 2, 4, 9 & 11) have not been seen or heard from since.

Investigators believe they may be in danger due to previous reports of alleged abuse and needs assistance in locating them.

Photos of Kornecia Waiters and her four children are attached. If anyone has seen them or knows of their whereabouts, they are asked to please contact Detroit Police Department’s Child Abuse Section at 313-596-5329 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

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Woman and 4 Children Missing after Husband is Arrested for Child Abuse [Updated]