Timmothy Pitzen was 6 when he disappeared in May 2011. According to police, Timmothy’s mother, Amy, picked the boy up from school without informing his father, then spent the next two days visiting waterparks and a zoo.

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On May 14, 2011, Amy was found dead by her own hand in a Rockford, Illinois motel room. Timmothy was nowhere to be found. She left a note stating that Timmothy was “safe” with others, adding, “You will never find him.”

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In early April 2019, a young man appeared in Newport, Kentucky, claiming to be Timmothy Pitzen, but family members say they had their doubts. The results of a DNA test proved them right. It was an imposter.

In the video above, Timmothy’s father, Jim Pitzen, says he hasn’t given up hope of seeing his son again. “We’re going to eventually find Timmothy. I know that in my heart. It’s not an if – it’s a when type of thing at this point.”

What were the last words Jim says he and Timmothy exchanged before the child disappeared?

Watch this daytime exclusive airing Friday, when Dr. Phil also speaks with Amy’s sister, as well as with the brother of the 23-year-old Ohio man who attempted to pass himself off as Timmothy.

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If you or someone you know has any information regarding Timmothy Pitzen, his disappearance, or where he might be today, please contact The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Visit online or call 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).