FBI, US Marshals join in missing boy search

Timmothy Pitzen, 6, was last seen at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells on May 12, 2011 with his mother. Aurora police say the mother was found dead earlier Saturday after apparently committing suicide inside a Rockford motel room. Police say Pitzen is 4'2", weighs approximately 70 pounds, and has brown hair and eyes. Call Aurora police at 630-256-5500 with any information.

May 17, 2011 10:00:00 PM PDT
The search for a missing boy from Aurora is intensifying.

The FBI and U.S. Marshal's Office are now helping police in the search for 6-year-old Timmothy Pitzen, who was last seen with his mother last week in the Wisconsin Dells.

Authorities say 43-year-old Amy Fry-Pitzen checked her son out of school and took him on an unannounced vacation.

She was found dead in a Rockford hotel room after apparently committing suicide.