WALNUT • In the weeks before a 14-year-old autistic teenager disappeared from Summit’s View Ranch for Boys therapeutic boarding school in rural Alcorn County, a series of sudden staff departures roiled the school and Child Protective Services began conducting interviews.


Edgar Covarrubias and his wife Carrie, talk about their son, Nathan, who was missing more than a week before before he was found in Tennessee in June.


Eddie Tomlinson, the former shop teacher at Summits View Ranch for Boys, alleges he witnesses mistreatment of boys at the ranch.


Union County EMA, set up a mobile response unit with the help of the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department upon arriving at the Summit’s View Ranch for Boys near Walnut.



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