It was hoped that tests on the screen from the window that was cut of Trenton Duckett’s bedroom window would shed some light on his disappearance. Melinda Duckett had told police that Trenton Duckett had been abducted through his bedroom window at her Windemere Villas apartment . However, lab results from the screens analysis have come back inconclusive. They were unable to determine what may have cut the screen or whether it had been cut from the inside or outside of the apartment.
LEESBURG — Authorities this afternoon say they are no closer to finding missing 2-year-old Trenton Duckett after lab results analyzing a cut window screen from his mother’s apartment came back inconclusive.
It is still “undetermined” whether the 10-inch slit made in the screen was cut from the inside or outside of the apartment, Leesburg Police Maj. Steve Rockefeller said today.
Police officers turned over the screen and several knives from Melinda Duckett’s apartment to analysts at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Orlando crime lab days after Trenton went missing on Aug. 27. (The Orlando Sentinel)
UPDATE: Mom’s Belongings Hold No Clues About Son’s Disappearance
State crime labs investigating the belongings of a missing toddler’s mother found no evidence of where Trenton Duckett may be.
The state investigated her computer, personal writings and belongings to look for clues about the boy’s whereabouts. (WESH)