BOURBON, Mo. ( – A 6-year-old boy missing from Bourbon, Missouri since August 2018 has been found safe.

Braedence Jones had been missing since August 3, prompting an Endangered Person Advisory to be issued for him.

Braedence Jones

6-year-old Braedence Jones

On Jan. 8, the advisory was canceled after Jones was found safe in an attic in Laclede County, according to

In late November, police said they had two suspects connected to his disappearance. At that time, they said 41-year-old Woodrow Allen Ziegler and 30-year-old Aubrey Susan Sky Ferguson were being sought by officers.

Suspects in child abduction

41-year-old Woodrow Allen Ziegler (right) and 30-year-old Aubrey Susan Sky Ferguson (left).

Ziegler is 5’10, 250 pounds with green eyes and brown hair. Ferguson is 5’7, 101 pounds with brown hair and eyes.

The circumstances of Jones’ disappearance were unclear and it’s unknown why police waited months after he was reported missing to release information.

In November, police also were searching for two vehicles possibly connected to Jones’ disappearance: A red 2005 Honda Civic with Missouri license plate DR1-T8R and a gray 2000 Toyota Camry with Missouri plates that either read SR5-K7T or TA1-H6X.

Police urge anyone with information to call (573) 346-2243 or 9-1-1.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information is released.

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