Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Police Find Missing Family With 'Suicide Pact' Over Autism Costs

MELBOURNE, Florida -- The Florida Department of Law enforcement reported last night that the Florida MISSING CHILD Alert has ended for Kiah and Kristin Firth, saying that the case been "resolved."

Last week, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) was called to investigate threats James and Mai Firth allegedly made to kill their children and themselves in a “suicide pact” they had agreed to. The family resides in Vietnam and traveled to the United States to obtain treatment for their 4 year-old Autistic daughter Chieu “Kristin” Firth. 

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Law enforcement says that the “suicide pact” was the result of James and Mai Firth’s frustration that “Kristen’s” Autism is expensive to treat. James and Mai Firth stated they would kill the children and themselves if “the money ran out” or “Kristen” didn’t show improvement during treatment. 



Before DCF could shelter the children, James Firth allegedly lied to the DCF investigator about the location of the hotel the family was residing in and then disappeared with the family during the time it took for DCF to locate the correct hotel.





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Name: Kiah Firth
Missing: 11/29/2012 
Missing From: Melbourne, FL 
County: Brevard 
Age: 2 
Age Disappeared: 2 
Sex: Female 
Race: Asian 
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown 
Height: 1' 08" Weight: 25 


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Name: Kristin Firth 
Missing From: Melbourne, FL 
County: Brevard Age: 4 
Age Disappeared: 4 
Sex: Female 
Race: Asian Hair: Black 
Eyes: Brown 
Height: 2' 06" 
Weight: 35


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Name: Mai Firth 
Missing From: Melbourne, FL 
County: Brevard 
Age: 31 
Age Disappeared: 31 
Sex: Female 
Race: Asian 
Hair: Black 
Eyes: Brown 
Height: 5' 03" 
Weight: 100


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Name: James Firth 
Missing From: Melbourne, FL 
County: Brevard 
Age: 43 
Age Disappeared: 43 
Sex: Male 
Race: White 
Hair: Brown 
Eyes: Blue 
Height: 5' 10" 
Weight: 180