Updated: Sep 4, 2020
***UPDATE*** 5NBC Reports: The boy's mother has been arrested and charged in the case.
Gonzales' mother, Laura Sanchez, called 911 and reported her son missing Monday at about 1:53 p.m., saying he was last seen at a splash pad at Cameron Park. She said she turned away briefly, looked back and he was gone.
First responders searched the nearby Brazos River and used bloodhounds to search the park, but the hourslong search came up empty. Waco police said during a news conference Tuesday afternoon that the boy's mother apparently confessed her involvement in the boy's disappearance to family members who then called police.
AMBER ALERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Frankie's mother told the police she last saw Frankie in the are of the restrooms near the splash pad of the park and briefly looked away when Frankie disappeared. Tuesday 6/2/2020 about 8AM investigators found a body in a dumpster believed to be Frankie.
Police have not given much more details, such as how they got to the dumpster area. The dumpster was located near a two car garage with a surveillance camera. The mother's car has been impounded. Details still coming forward.
Date last seen Jun 1, 2020
Missing From Waco, TX
Age Now 2
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
LAST SEEN WEARING A GRAY SHIRT WITH MICKEY MOUSE ON IT, GRAY PANTS WITH MICKEY MOUSE ON THEM, AND BLACK/WHITE NIKE SHOES.
THE WACO POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SEARCHING FOR FRANKIE GONZALES, WHITE, MALE, 2 YEARS OLD, 2'06", UNKNOWN WEIGHT, BLACK HAIR, BROWN EYES, AND LAST SEEN WEARING A GRAY SHIRT WITH MICKEY MOUSE ON IT, GRAY PANTS WITH MICKEY MOUSE ON THEM, AND BLACK/WHITE NIKE SHOES. UNKNOWN SUSPECT DESCRIPTION. UNKNOWN SUSPECT VEHICLE. LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS BELIEVE THIS CHILD TO BE IN GRAVE OR IMMEDIATE DANGER. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THIS ABDUCTION, CALL THE WACO POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 254-750-7685
If you have any information on Frankie's disappearance call Waco Police Department 254-750-7685 or 911