Pennsylvania man missing teen found in Mexico 2 weeks later


Nearly two weeks afterwards a 16-year-old Pennsylvania babe vanished with a 45-year-old man, the brace was activate Saturday in Mexico and the man was arrested, authorities say. Amy Yu was unharmed and in acceptable health, Allentown badge said in a statement.She and Kevin Esterly, the man badge say she agreeably ran abroad with, were actuality escorted to Miami by US Homeland Security Investigations agents and the US Marshals Service. Esterly s arrest comes two canicule afterwards Mexico s Advocate Accepted issued an Amber Active for Amy. It said Esterly was the doubtable in her dematerialization and that an analysis showed she was in Mexico with Esterly. Her well-being, the active said, was at risk. has accomplished out to Mexico s advocate accepted and the federal police, but has not heard back.Police said Amy will be reunited with her mother in Allentown. An displacement action will activate already Esterly arrives in Miami.The relationshipMui Luu, Amy s mother, told that Esterly knew the ancestors from church, and that she s accepted Esterly back her babe was 11. Esterly himself, she said, has four daughters and a wife.Amy was a apprentice at Lehigh Valley Academy Charter School, which accepted to that Esterly was aftermost present at the academy February 9. At some point afterwards that, academy backer Susan Mauser said, the academy banned him from academy grounds, but she couldn t elaborate, citation aloofness concerns. The badge were to be notified if Esterly alternate to the school, Mauser said.Allentown Badge Chief William Reinik said Esterly active Amy out of academy assorted times and that their accord had been going on for at atomic a year. Amy listed Esterly as her stepfather on her emergency acquaintance form, according to associate WFMZ. An affirmation of apparent cause, acquired by WFMZ, states Esterly active Amy out of academy 10 times. Badge said Esterly and Amy exchanged hundreds of argument messages, WFMZ reported. Amy s mother said the texts apprehend as admitting Amy was texting her boyfriend.Mauser said the academy is alive carefully with both Allentown badge and the Colonial Regional Badge Department, which has administration of the breadth area the academy is located.The academy is providing whatever advice and abetment we can to abetment them and Amy s ancestors during this difficult time, Mauser said.It was additionally about aboriginal February that Esterly and his wife, Stacy, went to Amy s house. During the interaction, Amy s mother alleged police, who warned the Esterlys to break abroad from their home. It was a affair that time, John Yu, Amy s brother, told . My neighbors were there and my accompany were there. My mom s acquaintance was there. They were babble about they anticipate that Amy and Kevin are sleeping calm and accomplishing brainless stuff. Kevin Esterly was angry, John Yu said, and denied his accord with Amy. s attempts to ability his wife, Stacy Esterly, accept been unsuccessful. On March 5, Amy s mother appear her as a delinquent afterwards she bootless to acknowledgment from academy that day, Allentown badge said. It was believed Amy boarded her academy bus that morning, but badge said they after activate out she never got on her bus.Two canicule later, Esterly was appear missing by a ancestors member, badge said.Amy s mother said money, adornment and her daughter s claimed abstracts were missing, according to cloister documents, and Esterly s wife said $4,000 forth with his claimed abstracts were missing. They apperceive or planned to do this, John Yu said. I anticipate it was both of their account because Amy is not that stupid. The age of accord in Pennsylvania is 16, according to the Pennsylvania Coalition Adjoin Rape. Those who are at atomic 16 can accurately accord to animal activity, the accumulation said, as continued as the added being doesn t accept ascendancy over them.The analysis A commuter on a Cancun-bound flight told he was close to 100% certain he saw Esterly and Amy boarding the even with him at Philadelphia International Airport on March 5.Frank Castrovinci said he saw a adolescent Asian babe with very long, beeline hair and a man in his 40s with glasses who boarded the even late. They were allurement bodies to about-face seats so they could sit together. Each had a backpack or duffle bag affectionate of thing. My antecedent thoughts were, here s a guy who adopted a babe and she looked acutely abundant younger, he said. I anticipation it was absorbing that the mother wasn t there. It was during the flight that Castrovinci says he observed, through their anatomy actions, that they weren t family. It seemed odd the way she was aptitude up adjoin him and how he was abrading her leg and it seemed like his duke was agitation a little bit, he said. When Castrovinci alternate home March 8, he said he looked at the bounded account and anon accustomed the adolescent Asian babe and middle-aged man on TV as the aforementioned bodies he saw on the plane. s Sheena Jones, Taylor Barnes and Mayra Cuevas contributed to this report.

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