Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Missing Oregon Boy Found in Tres Piedras.(Journal North)

Byline: Gary E. Salazar Journal Staff Writer

Mother Held On Felony Charges

A 13-year-old boy who was allegedly abducted by his mother nine months ago from Oregon was found Tuesday night in a Tres Piedras home that does not have running water and was littered with feces.

David M. Eberwien was found because his mother, Samantha P. Leadingham, 38, applied for food and medical assistance from the state Human Services Department, said Peter Olson, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety.

Leadingham, 38, is being held at the Taos County Detention Center. She was arrested by State Police agents about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

She faces felony charges of custodial interference in Hillsboro, Ore. …

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