Kemp says the family is silent after 2 years – John Weir's life was taken. The child was abducted Friday night by his father, Stephen Weir, of Atwater.
"The family is devastated. They lost their dad, their dad, they lost their son, and it's a really tough time, "Kemp said.
An amber message across the country was issued Saturday morning. The search ended nearly two days later in Tuolumne County.
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Detectives announced on Monday morning that they had discovered the bodies of John and Stephen.
The Gateway Church community is doing its best to raise a family.
"You don't replace people, but you can be there to put a hand on your shoulder to say a reassuring word and do everything we can," Camp said.
Action News Talk to John's Mother, Sarah Weir, earlier this week describing her son, kidnapped a 2-year-old request for his son's return. ] Detectives have not yet disclosed the circumstances of their death. [1
Kemp shared a message on behalf of the family about anyone struggling with mental health issues.
"They just want to make sure that people understand that if you're struggling with a problem, , don't sit in the ruins of hardship. Start rebuilding and just take one step, do one thing and try to take a step towards health and wholeness, "he said.
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