Missing Harmony Montgomery: Massachusetts GOP governor says state's handling of custody case being reviewed

I think we should wait until the Office of the Child Advocate finishes their review,” 他说 during a news briefing 星期三. “They are there for a reason.

Harmony was once placed in and out of foster care in Massachusetts before being sent to live with her allegedly drug-addicted dad.

Harmony, 现在 7, was reported missing last month after last being seen 2 几年前.

Harmony, 现在 7, was reported missing last month after last being seen 2 几年前. (Manchester Police)

MISSING HARMONY MONTGOMERY: TIMELINE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE GIRL’S DISAPPEARANCE

Police in Manchester, 新罕布什尔, arrested Adam Montgomery earlier this month after police found him living out of a car and discovered his daughter has been unaccounted for since the fall of 2019.

Montgomery’s ex, 牧师居住和传道的地方以北数英里, had to surrender Harmony to Massachusetts officials in 2018 partly due to substance abuse issues of her own. 二月. 22, 2019, a Massachusetts court awarded custody to Montgomery – despite his history of drugs and violence.

Baker’s statements came a day after his New Hampshire counterpart, 政府. 克里斯·苏努努, also a Republican, reportedly sent a letter to the chief justice of Massachusetts’ Supreme Court, slamming a lower-court judge’s decision to grant Montgomery custody of his daughter in 2019, which Baker acknowledged during a Wednesday news briefing.

Adam Montgomery stood for a booking photo at the Hillsborough County House of Corrections on Jan. 5, 2022. His 7-year-old daughter, Harmony Montgomery, was reported missing a week earlier but hasn't been accounted for since 2019.

Adam Montgomery stood for a booking photo at the Hillsborough County House of Corrections on Jan. 5, 2022. His 7-year-old daughter, Harmony Montgomery, was reported missing a week earlier but hasn’t been accounted for since 2019. (Hillsborough County House of Corrections)

I totally get where Governor Sununu is coming from,” 贝克说. “And we are cooperating to the fullest extent possible that we can with the Office of the Child Advocate here in Massachusetts, which is an independent entity that is reviewing this case and has the ability to access the data that’s necessary to figure out exactly what happened.

We are cooperating to the fullest extent possible that we can with the Office of the Child Advocate here in Massachusetts.

— Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. (美联社)

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. (美联社)

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