Beaverton, Ore. — People gathered in Beaverton on Thursday night for the five-year mark of 7-year-old Kyron Horman’s disappearance.
Kyron’s family members handed out flyers, released balloons and held a candlelight vigil.
The little boy was last seen by his stepmother Terri Horman at Skyline Elementary School in Portland back on June 4th, 2010.
Five years later, many unanswered questions remain but chief among them:Where is Kyron Horman
Despite the years that have passed, the pain is still fresh for Desiree Young, Kyron’s mother.
“It’s hard to see your son’s face on the news,” said Young.
“It’s just as difficult today as it was five years ago,” she added.
Young said she’s more frustrated now than she was when her son first went missing because she still doesn’t have answers.
Both Young and Kyron’s father, Kaine Horman, believe Terri Horman had something to do with her stepson’s disappearance.
So far she has not been labeled a suspect or person of interest.
“It wasn’t a stranger that came into Kyron’s school and took him. It was someone we knew in our trusted circle,” said Young.
Kyron’s parents believe someone else may have also been involved.
“We firmly believe that Terri has worked with people on this, had help after the fact,” Young said.
“We need investigators to continue to focus on other avenues that might reveal who those person or persons are,” said Kaine Horman.
The investigation continues into the still-unsolved case. In fact, just last week the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office offered up a $50,000 reward to solve the case. Young said retired investigators who have been on the case from the beginning are even volunteering their time to help find Kyron.
Young said they will never stop their search.
“We never will, not until Kyron is home,” said Young.
The sheriff’s office has said there is a full time detective primarily assigned to the active case.