Missing Sikeston sisters found safe

Two Sikeston sisters missing, police issue endangered person advisory

SIKESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - Two Sikeston sisters have been found, their mother is in custody.

According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety (DPS), the sisters were taken by their non-custodial mother, Akira R. Marr, from their foster home.

A tip from an anonymous caller lead police to the mother’s location in Miner, Mo.

Both sisters were located at around 6:30 p.m. and custody was returned to the Department of Family Services.

The investigation led to police filing charges on Akira Marr. She was arrested and charged with Parental Kidnapping.

The Sikeston police had issued an endangered person advisory around 11:00 a.m. on May 3, after the two Sikeston sisters went missing from their foster home.

The sisters are three year old Amya L. Marr, and five year old Amiracle J. Henry.

Amya L Marr, is a black, female, age 3, hgt 3' 0", 24 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, wearing purple shirt with "Daddy is my heart" and black pants.
Amya L Marr, is a black, female, age 3, hgt 3' 0", 24 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, wearing purple shirt with "Daddy is my heart" and black pants. (Source: Sikeston DPS)
Amiracle J Henry, is a black, female, age 5, hgt 4' 2", 48 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, wearing blue Nickelodeon Junior shirt and black leggings.
Amiracle J Henry, is a black, female, age 5, hgt 4' 2", 48 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, wearing blue Nickelodeon Junior shirt and black leggings. (Source: Sikeston DPS)

Police said Akira Marr has a history of substance abuse and un-diagnosed mental disorder.

Akira R Marr, a black, female, age 27, hgt 5' 5", 166 lbs, black hair, brown eyes.
Akira R Marr, a black, female, age 27, hgt 5' 5", 166 lbs, black hair, brown eyes. (Source: Sikeston DPS)

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