Rory Pope

Update: Search continues on third day after tot mysteriously disappears from neighborhood

Idaho officials resumed their search for missing 3-year-old Rory Pope on Friday after he disappeared from an Eagle neighborhood on Wednesday.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, Rory Pope was last seen at around 12:15 p.m. by a home near West Nordic Drive and North Arena Avenue in the Legacy Park subdivision. Officers, search crews and neighbors have been combing the area without luck.

Dive teams searched nearby ponds and drones were utilized, but authorities said they found no signs of Rory.

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According to KTVB 7, the boy didn’t live in the area but his family was visiting his grandparents when he disappeared. The Ada County Sheriff’s Office said that there are no signs that the child was abducted and no AMBER Alert was released.

The sheriff’s office added that they are not asking for additional volunteers at this time.

“Crews have been doing extensive searching all day, including dive teams on several ponds in the neighborhood; police using drones to fly overhead; officers, K9 dogs and others doing comprehensive ground search by foot; and investigators getting Ring camera footage from neighbors,” authorities wrote on Facebook earlier this week.

UPDATE: Our dive teams are suspending the search for Rory Pope due to darkness and will resume asap Thursday morning. We…

Posted by Ada County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, September 2, 2020


Rory is described as a white male with curly blonde hair, who was last seen wearing a lime green shirt. Anyone with information on the child’s whereabouts should contact 911 immediately.

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[Feature Photo: Rory Pope/Idaho Missing Children and Adults]