WBZ-TV Exclusive: Boy In Maine Mystery Identified As Camden Pierce Hughes
May 18, 2011 2:50 PM
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The computer generated photo Maine State Police released Sunday is on the left. Camden Pierce Hughes photo is on the right. (courtesy: Maine State Police and Facebook)
CONCORD (CBS) – A boy found dead in Maine Saturday has been identified as 6-year-old Camden Pierce Hughes of Texas.
His mother is in Massachusetts State Police custody in Concord and has confessed, sources tell WBZ-TV.
The woman, Juli Mccrery of Irving, Texas, is currently a person of interest in connection with the discovery of her son’s
body in South Berwick, Maine over the weekend.
Sources told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 the woman, in her 40′s, was driving a blue Toyota Tacoma pickup truck registered to Irving, Texas. She was taken into protective custody at a Chelmsford rest area off I-495 after making statements regarding the death of her son.
The truck was taken from the rest stop on I-495 in Chelmsford this morning. (Photo courtesy: lowellsun.com)
The truck, which had Navy insignia
on the license plate, was taken to the State Police barracks in Danvers for processing.
Police had been looking for a blue pickup truck in connection with the incident.
The boy, believed to be between 4 and 6 years old, was wearing a gray camouflage hoodie, tan pants and black size 12 1/2 “Lightning McQueen” sneakers when he was found Saturday morning. He had blue eyes and dirty blond hair.
The death is classified as suspicious; autopsy results have not been released.
Mass. State Police plan to release more information at a news conference at their Concord barracks Wednesday afternoon.
Maine State Police Lt. Brian McDonough said detectives are investigating new information, but he declined further comment.