Police search park for body of missing Arizona boy
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PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities have searched a Texas park for the body of an Arizona boy missing since December 2009.
The Arizona Republic says San Antonio police officers and volunteers searched Friedrich Wilderness Park on Thursday morning.
A police spokeswoman told the newspaper that the park was "searched exhaustively" for several hours, but nothing was found.
The search was conducted after police say they received an unidentified tip.
The missing boy's 26-year-old mother, Elizabeth Johnson, currently is being tried in a Phoenix court on charges of kidnapping and conspiracy to commit custodial interference.
Johnson first said she smothered her 8-month-old son Gabriel and put him in the trash. She later recanted and said she gave the baby to a couple in San Antonio. Authorities don't know whether the boy is alive.
Information from: The Arizona Republic, http://www.azcentral.com
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