- Associated Press - Saturday, November 7, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Haitian authorities found a 4-year-old boy who was kidnapped during the killing of a missionary last month and took at least two suspects into custody, a U.S.-based church group said.

Haiti’s national police said in a statement Saturday that officials had received no reports about the boy being found.

Jonathan “JoJo” Paul was snatched by gunmen last month after they fatally shot long-time Haiti-based missionary Roberta Edwards in a late night attack near the foster care home and food-distribution site she had run on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince since 2002. Two teenage passengers in her car escaped after the 55-year-old missionary told them to run for their lives

Paul’s recovery was reported late Friday on the Facebook page of the Tennessee-based Estes Church of Christ, which sponsored Edwards’ missionary work in Haiti. It said at least two people had been detained, but offered no other details.

Officials at the church did not respond to messages left Saturday by the Associated Press.

Church officials have said Edwards was aware of the dangers of working in Haiti and had considered leaving recently but stayed on because of her devotion for the foster children at the Sonlight Children’s Home. Paul has been raised at the home since he was brought there at 9 months old at the urging of his blind grandmother.

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