4:20 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 -- Kristen Smith, the aunt charged with kidnapping 6-day-old Kayden Powell from a town of Beloit home early Thursday morning, had posted to her Facebook page that she was pregnant, according to the criminal complaint filed Friday.
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Smith, described as the half sister of Kayden's mother, Brianna Marshall, was charged with one count of kidnapping, according to the complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Madison.
The complaint also alleges that investigators found text messages on Smith's cell phone where she claimed she had give birth Feb. 5. Police also found a prosthetic pregnancy belly in Smith's car.
11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 -- Kayden was found alive about 10:15 a.m. in West Branch Iowa.
Kayden Powell, the 6-day-old baby that disappeared from his town of Beloit home was found alive in a duffle bag outside a gas station in West Branch, Iowa.
Kayden was found by the West Branch police chief during a canvas of the area where a relative of the mother had been taken into custody a day earlier. The chief reportedly heard the baby crying.
At a news conference Friday morning, authorities said they currently are considering charges, but have nothing to announce yet.
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BELOIT TOWNSHIP -- "No suspects have been identified, and no arrests have been made," said town of Beloit Police Chief Steve Kopp at a 6 p.m. news conference as the investigation continued into the disappearance of a 5-day old baby.
The authorities were called at 4:35 a.m. Thursday morning, Feb. 6, 2014, by Brianna Marshall, 18, who woke and found her 5-day-old baby, Kayden J. Powell, missing from a bassinette in the room where the baby was sleeping at 836 E. Homeland Court, according to a police department news release.
The crime scene still is being processed and 40 investigators are on the case. Kayden's parents have been at the police department all day and have been cooperative, Kopp said.
The sheriff's office has committed it's entire detectives bureau to the effort, said Rock County Sheriff Bob Spoden.
Spoden appealed to the public to contact police if they' have seen something suspicious. He said the sheriff's office has received numerous leads.
"It's a difficult time for the family and a difficult time for the community," Spoden said.
Despite the ongoing search for the child, the town and not issued an Amber Alert. Questions were not taken at the press conference. Police will have another press conference at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, unless their is breaking news.
City of Beloit police, the Rock County Sheriff's Office, the FBI and the Wisconsin Department of Justice - Department of Criminal Investigation is assisting town of Beloit police.
Anyone with information on this incident can contact the Town of Beloit Police Department at 608-757-2244, or Greater Beloit Crimestoppers at 608-362-7463.