Missing Infant Found Safe

SUPERIOR TWP., Mich. (WWJ) – Authorities in Washtenaw County say a 3-month-old, who is the focus of a custody dispute, has been found safe and unharmed. Sheriff’s deputies found Soloman Brandon with his parents, 21-year-old Rachael McPherson and 22-year-old Darris Brandon early this morning. They are both in custody. Authorities say they will release more information as the investigation continues.

Read more on this story, including how the situation unfolded, below:

SUPERIOR TWP., Mich. (WWJ) – Authorities in Washtenaw County are investigating a parental kidnapping.

Sheriff’s officials say 3-month-old Soloman Brandon is the focus of a custody dispute, and believe that 21-year old Rachel McPherson, the child’s mother, took him from his grandmother, who is also the infant’s caretaker. Although custody hasn’t been determined yet by the courts, McPherson does not have permission to have the child.

Soloman was last seen with McPherson around 7:00pm Sunday in the MacArthur Blvd. area of Superior Township. However, the sheriff’s office says he could also be with his father, 22-year-old Derris Brandon.

Sheriff’s officials are asking that anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Rachael McPherson or Soloman Brandon to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SpeakUp or the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office at 734-973-4911.


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