Mother, Son to Arrive in Kansas City After Kidnapping

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CHICAGO -- The five-year-old boy at the center of an Amber Alert earlier this week is expected to return to Missouri with his mother on Thursday.

WGN's Nancy Loo reports the five-year-old Porter Stone and his mother, Tiffany, are currently in Chicago and that Porter, on a waiting list to receive a heart transplant, is in good condition.

Police said the boy's father, Jeffrey Stone, took Porter after he was discharged from St. Louis Children's Hospital on Tuesday.

Related: Father, Grandmother Charged in Hospital Kidnapping of Boy, 5

After the Amber Alert was issued, the boy, along with his father, paternal grandmother and an aunt were located at a hotel is suburban Chicago. Jeffrey Stone and the boy's grandmother have been charged with kidnapping, interference with custody, and endangering the welfare of a child.



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