Remembering Colton Levi Clark (Colt)
Posted by KindraLore on April 11, 2007
The one year anniversary of the disappearance of Colton Levi Clark (Colt) is nearing. On April 20, 2006 Colton was reported missing by a DHS worker when she showed up for an appointment at the Clark’s home and Rebbecca Clark told the DHS worker that Colt was missing.Since that day, many things have happened but none of them have brought us any closer to finding out where little Colton Clark is.
When I first started following this story as I tend to do with missing people, especially missing children, I felt scared for this boy, sorry for his family. However, as time went on I realized that all was not as it seemed.
The Clarks refused a polygraph. Their cooperation with Law Enforcement was minimal. Stories changed. Details didn’t make sense. Nothing added up. Me and my trusty sidekick “Saucepan” dove into any information we could find on this case. We searched public records and went over and over any information we could find.
Because Colton was initially reported as a runaway, there was very little media on this case. Like the Ricky Holland Case, the adoptive parents (Which are also the Aunt and Uncle) reported that Colton’s backpack, some clothing and food were missing. When a child is reported as a runaway, that sense of urgency seems to lessen.
However strange it was, even though Becky was stating she thought Colton ran away, she was also telling other stories such as Colton and his brother Austin (which they renamed Homer) were victims in child porn. That his father Monty and mother Terri Clark where hiding Colton somewhere.
Things turned even stranger when Rebbecca Clark herself appeared on the Court TV thread dedicated to Colton. Her words and reaction coming from a mother missing a child were bizzare. She has also left several comments on this blog and even created one of her own just to tell me how self centered (with delusions of grandeur) I was.
When trying to get her to do a media interview (by this time I had connections of sorts with media, LE, family, friends, locals) she balked at the idea. In fact the Clarks shied from media and LE it seemed.
Finally in October of 2006 and even more bizarre even occurred. Colton’s brother Homer, went missing. James Rex Clark was taken to the hospital with reported heart problems by Becky on Tuesday morning, leaving Homer behind. Saturday Rex was released and an unconfirmed account was that he went looking for Homer (five days later) but could not find him. During this time Becky Clark traveled back and forth from the hospital to her home, never once reporting Homer missing.
Finally at around 3:30PM that Saturday the Seminole County Sheriff’s Department knocked on the Clarks door. Apparently the neighbors had a break-in and reported a gun and cell phone stolen. It was then that the Clarks had no choice but to report Homer missing.
(Maybe like they had no choice on April 20, 2006 but to report Colton missing when the DHS worker arrived?)
Homer was found that Saturday in a nearby mobile home park and was taken into protective custody. Since then, the Clarks have given up custody of Homer. He is reportedly doing much better. I am sure this time of year is very hard on him.
On May 24th Colton will turn 11 years old.
We are so close to the anniversary of the date that Colton Levi Clark was reported missing. Yet we are still no closer to answers as to where he is.