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Missing 2-year-old may be in Iowa or Minnesota

Dakota Ray was taken April 15 by her parents, Jessica and William Ray, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Posted: May 17, 2018 11:34 AM
Updated: May 17, 2018 2:41 PM

A missing two-year-old child may be in Iowa or Minnesota.
Dakota Ray was taken April 15 by her parents, Jessica and William Ray, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
The parents are believed to be heavy methamphetamine users and surveillance images were captured Monday of them at an Iowa hospital in LeMars.
They were last known to get gas in Jackson, Minnesota.  Law enforcement is concerned for the child’s wellbeing, according to the press release. 
Law enforcement believe they may be in Minnesota now.
They are believed to be traveling in a 1996 gold Ford Aerostar van and may be frequently changing the license plate on the vehicle.
According to the Camden Police Department in South Carolina, it is possible that they may be begging or asking strangers for money. The child and companions are also believed to be sleeping in their vehicle.
The following descriptions were given:
• Dakota is 2 years old. She is 2 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 25 pounds and has blonde hair and blue eyes

• Jessica is 36 years old. She is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 112 pounds and has long light brown hair and blue eyes.

• William is 44 years old. He is 6 feet 1 inches tall and weighs 340 pounds and has light brown hair and brown eyes.

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