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He was the first missing child who appear on a national milk carton more than three decades ago six year old he can hates.
Walked to school alone.
For the very first time.
And he vanished his disappearance.
Haunting New York City and the nation and now police are tracking new clues in that case Rick Leventhal is live in New York -- with -- what's the latest here.
Well Greg the FBI continuing to brief reporters behind me the evidence response team is on scene they began work just before 8 o'clock this morning.
They were here all day yesterday will have more on that.
And just a minute we want to update you on the search for a suspect in addition to the search for -- on.
You know all along for for decades the prime suspect in this case was a convicted sex offender named Jose Antonio Ramos.
He went to prison for molesting another -- allegedly confessed to inmates to killing a time.
The parents about a civil suit and one but -- was never charged in this case and now.
Multiple reports say the focus has shifted to a 75 year old handyman -- off -- Miller.
Who used to work out of the basement where investigators are now searching he also knew the family and have reportedly given the boy.
A dollar on the night before he disappeared he now currently.
Police won't confirm -- but he's apparently the focus.
Gave him now what do we know about the search further details.
Well it's exhausted they have forty members of this FBI evidence response team who first documented very carefully every single thing that's down there in that basement and then dismantled everything bit.
By bit photographing it and -- talking at every step of the way.
They're they're Jack hammering and -- acting through the concrete floor.
In a search for anything were remnants of this boy.
Perhaps human remains of this boy in that -- here's more from the FBI.
We and NYPD have very capable.
Professionals that are executing the search warrant.
And obviously in any case especially in the case.
Of this significance of this magnitude.
We want to make sure that we are as methodical and diligent as possible.
The FBI says they have guarded optimism that they will find something could be several days -- Greg before they do.
Rick Leventhal at the scene in New York City Rick thanks for.
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