Crews have finished their search of a wooded area near Montezuma, Iowa

Published: Sep. 9, 2021 at 1:46 PM CDT
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MONTEZUMA, Iowa (KYOU) - There may be new developments in the search for 11-year-old Xavior Harrelson, he’s the Montezuma boy who has been missing for months.

KYOU spoke with a DCI agent he says crews are in an area of the Fox Forest County Recreation area near Diamond Lake. That’s just outside of Montezuma in rural Poweshiek County.

The search ended Thursday afternoon, a DCI agent said they didn’t find anything. Harrelson was reported missing on May 27th. He was last seen riding his bike in Montezuma, where he and his mother live.

He was reported missing just days before his eleventh birthday. His mother said she has no idea where Xavior could be after he vanished from their home.

Community members and businesses contributed to a reward fund in hopes that it would help bring answers.