Kidnapper mum hid own son in a 5ft by 12ft room at granny's place

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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)

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