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This picture supplied by the Oklahoma Freeway Patrol, exhibits a lacking individuals flyer for 4-year-old Athena Brownfield, who authorities say has been lacking since Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Authorities have arrested two individuals in reference to the lady’s disappearance whereas they continued looking for her Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. (Oklahoma Freeway Patrol through AP)

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This picture supplied by the Oklahoma Freeway Patrol, exhibits a lacking individuals flyer for 4-year-old Athena Brownfield, who authorities say has been lacking since Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Authorities have arrested two individuals in reference to the lady’s disappearance whereas they continued looking for her Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. (Oklahoma Freeway Patrol through AP)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two individuals have now been arrested in reference to the disappearance of Athena Brownfield, a 4-year-old Oklahoma lady whose 5-year-old sister was found wandering alone outdoors by a postal employee, state investigators stated Friday.

Arizona authorities arrested 36-year-old Ivon Adams on Thursday, and he’s being held within the Maricopa County jail in Phoenix pending extradition to Oklahoma, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation stated in a information launch.

Authorities earlier arrested Alysia Adams, 31, on two counts of kid neglect, the bureau stated in a press release late Thursday. Alysia Adams, who the OSBI stated is married to Ivon Adams, remained jailed in Oklahoma’s Caddo County on Friday.

The bureau launched no additional particulars in regards to the arrests or what the suspects’ relationship is. It was not recognized if both Adams had an lawyer to touch upon their behalf.

A bureau spokesperson didn’t instantly reply to messages looking for remark Friday. The arrests are associated to the seek for Athena, who was reported lacking Tuesday in Cyril, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) southwest of Oklahoma Metropolis, the bureau stated.

The postal provider discovered Athena’s sister wandering alone outdoors Adams’ house Monday afternoon and alerted Cyril police. Authorities then decided that Athena was lacking.

The women had been within the care of Adams and her husband, and Athena’s sister was taken into protecting custody, the bureau stated Wednesday.

Authorities stated they imagine Athena was sporting a hoodie with a butterfly design when she disappeared.

The bureau stated it was working with different regulation enforcement companies and volunteers within the search, which included a helicopter, boats, all-terrain autos, a specifically educated floor staff, and a assessment of surveillance video from round Cyril.

The town of Cyril has additionally suspended trash service as investigators seek for clues.

The bureau stated brokers have been following up on suggestions coming from Oklahoma and different states.

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