London, Sept 7 (ANI): A boy thought to have been snatched by his mother, after she lost a custody battle, has been found hiding with her in a small "secret room" at his granny's place.
Shannon Wilfong, the mother of the six-year-old Richard "Ricky" Chekevdia', had lost the child's temporary custody two years ago.ollowing the case, Ricky disappeared without a sign.
However, investigators have now found him "fit and in good spirits" at his grandmother's house near St Louis, Illinois, reports the Daily Express.
The searchers found the kid in a secret 5ft by 12ft room, which was as high as a washing machine.
Ricky's mum has been charged with his abduction, and granny Diane Dobbs, 51, with abetting the plot. (ANI)