April 29, 2006 - Posted at 12:52 p.m. CST
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) _ A Jackson County man receives a 38-year
prison sentence in the disappearance of his two children in June of
Forty-three-year-old Daniel Porter has refused to say what
happened to the children since he picked them up from his ex-wife's
home for a weekend visit.
The daughter, Lindsey, was eight and her brother, Sam, was seven
when Porter took them.
Porter has given authorities various accounts of the children's
fate, leading to searches in Jackson County and northern Missouri,
He was convicted in February of two counts each of parental
kidnapping and kidnapping with intent to terrorize his former wife.