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Family of missing Illinois boy speaks out


AURORA, Ill. (WKOW)-- The family of a missing Illinois 6-year-old is speaking out.

Timothy Pitzen was last seen at the Kalahari Resort in the Dells last Friday.

His mother, Amy, Was found dead the next day at a Rockford hotel apparently from suicide.

A note left behind says Timothy is fine and with someone.

"It's just been very strange," said the boy's grandfather. "We have no idea where he is at. We believe he is alive."

Officials say there is surveillance video of Amy Fry-Pitzen at a grocery store Friday night and Timothy was not with her.

TheFBI and theU.S. Marshals office are helping in the multi-state search.

Anyone with information about the boy or his mother should call 911.

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