Friday Crime Stories: Missing 6-year-old boy Timmothy Pitzen disappears, family heartbroken when ‘teen’ boy poses as their son

When a young man said he was Timmothy Pitzen, who was six when he vanished in 2011, investigators worked furiously to verify his claim. The boy’s family, who have been praying for 8 years that Timmothy would be found alive, waiting in agony for DNA test results.

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Nancy Grace looks at the case that took a cruel turn with missing children’s advocate Marc Klaas — founder of Klass Kids Foundation, forensics expert Joseph Scott Morgan, Atlanta lawyer and former prosecutor Darryl Cohen, Los Angeles psychoanalyst Dr. Bethany Marshall, and syndicated radio host David Mack.

Criminal who impersonated Timothy Pitzen learned about missing boy after watching TV show; has history of fake abduction claims: FBI

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[Feature Photo: Brian Rini/Police Handout]