Zip Code:
  
Provider Type:
Provider:
        Listings:
          PLAYING Woman Claims Police Initially Accused Her Mother In Missing Baby’s Disappearance

          Woman Claims Police Initially Accused Her Mother In Missing Baby’s Disappearance

          VIDEO

          October 25, 2017

          It’s been 31 years since 7-month-old Christopher Abeyta disappeared in the middle of the night from his crib in Colorado Springs. His sister, Denise, says the search for her baby brother has never stopped.

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Are you involved in a story that has made the headlines?



          “That evening I had a sister who called and said she may be spending the night at her friend’s house. My mom, in the back of her mind, she remembered thinking, ‘ah, I’ll leave the door unlocked just in case she comes home.’’

          Denise says early the next morning she heard her mother, Bernice, frantically yelling for Christopher.

          “My mom was running around the house looking for Christopher. This door was open when we woke up. So that was another thing my mom saw and knew someone had been in the house. Within about 10 minutes the police were called. Everyone, including the police, were in a state of disbelief.”

          Denise says authorities initially accused her mother of smothering Christopher and throwing him in a nearby lake. Charges were never pursued.

          Denise says her baby brother’s disappearance became Bernice’s life. “My mother continued to search for Christopher right up until her death.”

          This episode airs Wednesday. Check here to find out where you can watch.

          Christopher Abeyta was seven months old at the time of his abduction. If you or someone you know has any information regarding the July 15, 1986, disappearance of Christopher Abeyta, please contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Call 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) or visit online at www.missingkids.com

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Seeking justice?

          Dying Mother Leaves Message For Missing Son: ‘I Just Want You To Be Happy’

          Be on the Show

          Need Dr. Phil’s Help?

          Share your story for a chance to be on the show!

          Tell Us Your Story

          Be on the Show! Text “PHIL” to 88500
          Be on the Show

          Toxic Relative?

          Do you have a relative who you are completely at odds with because of their toxic behavior? Desperate for Dr. Phil’s help?

          Be on the Show

          I’m Living a Nightmare!

          Is your story so extreme that it’s unbelievable? Do you feel your problems have no end?

          Be on the Show

          Explosive Family Drama?

          Does everyone in your family have strong personalities and refuse to back down?

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

          Be on the Show

          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

          Want to appear on Dr. Phil? Text PHIL to 88500

          Simple Share Buttons
          Simple Share Buttons