Celestine Stoot Wiki – Celestine Stoot Biography
Celestine Stoot is a Riverside County native who is missing since July 4. Authorities in California have issued an Amber Alert for the boy who may be with his fugitive father.
As Fox 10 Phoenix reports, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office announced the search for missing Celestine Stoot III, last seen in Lake Elsinore on July 4. Police believe the little boy, known as “CJ,” was abducted by his father Celestine Stoot Jr., the prime suspect in the murder of CJ’s mother, Natasha Denise Barlow.
He is 42 years old
Celestine Stoot Wanted
An Amber Alert was issued Monday for a two-year-old boy who is believed to have been abducted by his father in Lake Elsinore. The father is also suspected of killing the boy’s mother.
The alert for Stoot III was issued at around 6:30 p.m. He is believed to be with his father, 42-year-old Celestine John Stoot Jr.
Stoot Jr. wants to kill 43-year-old Natasha Denise Barlow, the missing boy’s mother, a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson confirmed to CBS2 Tuesday.
According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the situation began at about 4 p.m. Monday, when deputies were called to a home in the 17000 block of Hayes Avenue in Lakeland Village, where they found Barlow dead.
They later identified Barlow’s boyfriend, Stoot Jr., as the suspect and learned that he had fled with Celestine.
Stoot was described as a 42-year-old Black male, 5-foot-8 and weighing 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Authorities said he should be considered armed and dangerous.
He was last seen driving a 2020 silver Kia Optima with California license plate number 8VQU461. The vehicle may also have a temporary dealer plate number U335133.
Police have cautioned that Stoot Jr. should be considered armed and dangerous. The suspect may be driving a 2020 silver Kia Optima with either California license plate number 8VQU461 or a temporary tag with the number U335133.
The suspect should not be approached. Anyone who believes they see the father and son should immediately call 911 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-245-3300.