Kache Wallis, a 4-year-old boy from Hurricane, Utah was found dead in his home this weekend. His family is mourning the loss of a sweet and fun-loving child.
Tragedy struck Saturday night when the boy was reported missing to police. Officers thought that he might be with his mother, who doesn’t have joint custody. The family soon filed a missing persons report.
Wallis had last been seen Saturday night at bedtime wearing his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pajamas. Police and family frantically searched the area where the boy lived, around 300 West and 200 North in Hurricane.
The Hurricane police appealed to people on Facebook, hoping that those in the community could help find the precious boy. Soon after police announced that Kache Wallis had been found around 5 p.m. local time. On Saturday evening the police department issued a statement saying that the young boy had been found dead.
The boy’s cause of death is unknown, and the police have yet to release the details of the horrific crime. Hurricane Police did disclose that they will be starting an investigation with the medical examiner’s office trying to answer questions about Kache Wallis’ death.
In a statement made by the police, they said that their “thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Kache Wallis at this difficult time.” Social media tributes have been flooding into Facebook as loved ones remember a little boy that died too soon.
Rachel Svendson, a relative of the little boy, commented on the Hurricane Police department’s post, saying “Kache was so loved in this family. Our hearts are breaking at the moment as an entire family.”
It is unclear whether Kache Wallis had an underlying health condition, injured himself or was killed. As of Monday no foul play had been mentioned by the police. And no suspects have been identified. Police have not disclosed whether they will be questioning the boy’s mother, who did not have custody of him.
There are countless questions left unanswered about the 4-year-old boy from Hurricane. We will continue to update you as this story develops.