LOS ANGELES — The father of a Southern California 5-year-old who has been blank for two months was arrested Friday afternoon in Las Vegas on guess of his son’s murder, authorities said.
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s matter pronounced, 35 was arrested in coordination with authorities in Las Vegas and was being held there on $10 million bail.
Sheriff’s investigators presented justification to LA County prosecutors, who deemed it sufficient to detain Andressian, the matter said.
But the dialect would give no serve sum on what that justification was, or what Andressian was doing in Nevada.
Nicole Nishida, a mouthpiece for the sheriff’s department, declined to contend what justification led to Andressian’s arrest. A news discussion is scheduled for Monday.
A summary left seeking criticism from Andressian’s profession was not immediately returned.
Investigators have been acid for 5-year-oldgiven his father was found upheld out in a vast park in South Pasadena on Apr 22. Sheriff’s officials contend the father had taken medication pills and was found in a automobile doused in gasoline.
The boy’s mom and father were concerned in a control battle, CBS Los Angeles reports.
The father was primarily arrested on guess of child endangerment, but he was after released.
Authorities contend the child was last seen Apr 20 with his father, leaving Disneyland in Anaheim.
The Sheriff’s Department has been mostly wordless on the case given portion a hunt aver at the home of Andressian Sr.’s mom scarcely a month ago.
They have combed Arroyo Seco Park in South Pasadena where the father was found several times in the past few months, using dogs and drones to help in the search.
The boy’s mom has publicly pleaded for his protected return.
“To my son, this summary is for you my love: be brave, honey,” Ana Estevez pronounced by tears on May 18. “I am counting the days until we see you sugar and we will never stop looking for you.”