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Summer Wells family ‘uncooperative’ as police return to ‘point of interest’ on 2nd day of new search for 6-year-old boy

The family of SUMMER Wells was deemed “uncooperative” as police returned to points of interest for the second day of a new search for the missing 6-year-old.

The news comes as the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) enter the second day of a smaller search that began February 28.

An AMBER Alert Continues for Summer Wells

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An AMBER Alert Continues for Summer WellsCredit: Facebook / Donald Wells
The girl has been missing since June 15, 2021

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The girl has been missing since June 15, 2021Credit: Wells Family

Officials and crews, including K9, searched the nearby Beech Creek community properties. Summer was last seen.

Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson noted that there were no new developments leading up to the search.

However, Lawson stressed that speculation on social media influenced the investigation.

“The first few months, it was pretty bad, but I think now we just don’t notice it anymore,” Lawson said.

“I mean, it’s just a waste of our time. Sometimes we get something we really want to test, but people are out of state – they really don’t know what we’re doing.

“And I assure you that we put in 100 per cent effort. We – the TBI, the FBI, my officers – we gave 100% on this case.

“There are no stones left and we’re not done yet.”

Regarding the new search, the girl’s mother, Candus Bly Wells, released a statement.

“I’m glad they’re still looking for my daughter, Summer. I’ve heard about it, but I can’t find anyone.

“Thank you for remembering her.”

Summer disappeared on June 15, 2021 from her family’s home in Hawkins County, Tennessee.

Her mother said Summer went down to the basement to play with toys after planting flowers in the front yard with her mother and grandmother.

When Candus went to check on her daughter Later that evening, she said she found the basement empty and the door unlocked.

Her family said the girl disappeared in the basement of the house and has not been seen or heard from since.

An AMBER Alert was issued to the girl on June 16, 2021.

Summer’s case gained national attention as the circumstances surrounding her disappear is still a mystery.

The new search comes just a month after her family launched a tribute video honoring the girl’s sixth birthday on February 4 and also after her father, Don, was put behind bars for DUI October 2021.

Anyone with information about Summer’s location is encouraged to call 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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