OSBI Issues Statement On Arrests Connected To Disappearance Of 4-Year-Old Girl

The OSBI issued a statement regarding the suspect arrested in connection to the disappearance of a four-year-old girl from Cyril.

Friday, January 13th 2023, 8:10 pm

By: News 9


The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) issued a statement regarding the suspect arrested in connection to the disappearance of a four-year-old girl from Cyril.

You can read OSBI's full statement below:

The male suspect in the disappearance of Athena Brownfield, 4, is facing a murder count in Oklahoma.

Ivon Adams (3/12/1986) is awaiting extradition to Oklahoma on one count of Murder in the First Degree and one count of Child Neglect. He was taken into custody yesterday Arizona and is currently in the Maricopa County Jail.

Alysia Adams (10/5/1991) was also arrested yesterday and remains in the Caddo County Jail facing a count of Child Neglect.

Alysia and Ivon Adams were Athena's caretakers when she disappeared.

Athena's five-year-old sister was also in their care. She was located Tuesday, January 10, 2023, near the Adams' residence at 225 W. Nebraska in Cyril. A postal carrier found the child and notified local police that she was unattended. The five-year-old is in protective custody.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) continues efforts to locate Athena. Anyone with any information should contact the OSBI at (800) 522-8017 or email tips@osbi.ok.gov. You can remain anonymous.

There is no additional information to release at this time.

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