KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lisa Irwin’s parents are moving back to their Kansas City home in the Northland, their New York-based lawyer said Tuesday.
The move, confirmed by attorney Joe Tacopina, comes seven weeks after the now-1-year-old girl disappeared.
Tacopina said the family is trying to regain a sense of normalcy for the other two children.
He said it was a difficult and emotional decision. Tacopina said when they came back to the house, Deborah Bradley broke down in tears when she saw Lisa’s bedroom. She was looking inside as if she was looking for a miracle.
The family had been staying with a family member who lives near their home in the 3600 block of North Lister.
Lisa’s parents, Jeremy Irwin and Deborah Bradley, reported her missing around 4 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 when Jeremy said he came home from an overnight shift of work to find she was not in her crib.
Police said Tuesday they are still in talks with Lisa’s parents to set up separate interviews with them, something that has not been done since Oct. 8.
Last Friday, John Picerno, the local attorney also representing Lisa’s parents, said they have remained open to answering investigators’ questions, but they would not “let our clients be subjected to interrogation techniques.”
Investigators also want to bring in Lisa’s half-brothers to collect DNA samples. The boys were interviewed last week for the first time since the day Lisa disappeared.
Police have not publicly named a suspect, but Picerno said last week investigators told Lisa’s parents they consider them suspects, and are specifically focused on Lisa’s mother, Deborah Bradley.
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