Kyron Horman Missing Case: Terri Horman Breaks Her Silence In People Magazine Interview

New York, NY-  For nearly five and a half years Terri Horman has refused to speak publicly about her step-sons case.  Outside of one assertion of her innocence while on the stand in a name change hearing she ultimately was denied, Horman did not speak to any reporters or answer any of their questions regarding Kyron Hormans disappearance. Until Now.

Horman courtesy of People

Horman was interviewed by People Magazines Elaine Aradillas for both the print and online editions,  and will be doing a series of personal interviews over the next week, to include

In the brief online video excerpt , the second part to air on ABC’s Good Morning America Friday morning,  Horman  maintains she is deaf in her left ear, a critical factor in the outcome of her first polygraph.

“… At what point are Kyron’s biological parents going to realize I don’t have the answers, they need to change this thing around…”

“…There is so much the public is not being told about this investigation, that’s why I am doing this- nobody is looking for Kyron…”

Horman’s interview drew sharp reactions from Kaine Horman and Desiree Young, Kyron’s parents.

“…Why is she silent for 5 1/2 years if she is innocent.  I want her to tell me where Kyron is.  If she is innocent she should call Multnomah County Sheriffs Office and sit down for an interview…”-  Desiree Young

“Hi friends. Yes I am well aware of the tabloid journalism piece in the media today. FYI – there will be more of the same coming Friday
We have a HOST of MCSO and FBI investigators STILL standing by with interviews and polygraphs when someone actually wants to cooperate. FEEL FREE TO STOP BY THEY ARE WAITING!! STILL!! Until then we’ll stick with the scores of people with valid/accurate information and the failed polygraphs as the only actual actions taken to-date.  To all of you: how about not linking the article/interview?
REMEMBER KYRON?!?!? This is what we need to be focused on!!
Love you Kyron!!” – Kaine Horman post on his Facebook Page

Christina Stoy, Editor In Chief was able to confirm with Ms. Horman directly that she has been willing to meet with Kyron’s investigators both previously and in the future with the sole provision that it be conducted in the presence of her Attorney,  Portland criminal defense lawyer Stephen Houze.

Horman went on to say that investigators with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office have been well aware of “that” over the last five and a half years and they have never requested an interview.  Um, What?

Horman reveals some shocking details about the subsequent polygraphs examinations referenced by Kaine Horman and Desiree Young and other allegations of improper tactics on behalf of MCSO in the second half of her interview to air tomorrow morning on abc’s GMA and on Nightline.

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  1. Rose says:

    Maybe someone told her Lane Cty name Judge 2 was at least in 2009 in the Henry Kantor wing of the Wyden party.
    They were 2 of the 5 Wyden nominated to be considered for US District Court that year. I suppose he has the means to be a donor then.

    My personal opinion is that TH was advised to w/draw that request to further civil remedy, moo. Garrison should also have disclosed his son was PPB.

  2. Rose says:

    Lindstrand gives hugs

    Lindstrand was PIO on March 5, 2013
    (previous url), but
    Lt Alexander was PI Officer by June 6, 2013.
    His first project? He led the Sustainable Garden Team and got the PR for it.
    What was happening between those dates?
    in March, Yankee was elevated to Chief Deputy from Correcfions
    in March, Storm was captured.
    Desiree’s suit was in its death throes
    in April, divorce postponed at Kaine’s request until August.
    In sum, Yankee’s March 2013 promotion to Chief Deputy indirectly created a promotion (to Captn) opportunity for Lindstrand back in Corrections, and a Corrections Union leader was promoted to Lt PIO.
    Wondering where Lt Alexander was Sgt prior to his “Loyalty Award” promotion,
    in 2007-8 he was a Corrections Sgt who played a significant role on the grievance Board of that Union (ftnote , p 11).
    page 5, points 6 and 9 disclose some internal political issues of that time.

  3. Rose says:

    OT L Smith Commissioner has been uncharacteristically quiet since Staton stood her hearing up due to family leave.
    Imo a complex retirement settlement which would surely include the OR AG and the Commissioners
    and the City Attorney may be in the works. Then who will the Commissioners rely on for the April budget and
    the use of force audit. Finance whiz Ted Wheeler woukd make a good 6 month interim. A lot of the same occurred when he was County Chair.

  4. Rose says:

    PS Like the divorce-custody litigation, Terri’s timing is off.
    Once Staton is gone, for heroic medical reasons,
    a jury will be on his side, not the johnny-come-lately
    last in line to sue. After Yankee, much less other
    settlors, she will look like a mere opportunist.

  5. Rose says:

    Soldier has a Sacramento stalking FB page up.
    Terri needs to get an injunction in Federal Court before it grows.
    Then Soldier can be fined or jailed for injunction violation
    because that will be irresitable.

  6. meg says:

    @ TRuth the photos do definitely look similar but he looks a lot older than mystery man. But similar facial structure and definitely both are hairy.

  7. T. Ruth says:

    @MockingbirdSings says:
    March 3, 2016 at 8:03 pm

    Thanks for that report and video. There is hope. What a great role model this man should be. They have a tough job, that’s for sure. (And no, Jason, it doesn’t “sound corny”, keep up the good work.)

  8. T. Ruth says:

    O/T, we briefly mentioned this shooting accident here before, where an OSP officer accidentally shot his daughter while hunting. This is very sad and , he has been found dead ,I don’t know how he died, but they’re saying it was an accident(autopsy pending). I would not be surprised if he took his own life.

    That poor family.

    OSP Trooper Don Frerichs found dead at Roseburg home.

    At approximately 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office found Donald Frerichs, 51, deceased at his residence in the Roseburg area.

    Frerichs, an Oregon State Police Trooper, had been working outside on his property most of the day, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. Family members attempted to contact Frerichs during the day by phone, and when he did not respond, a family member searched the property and found him deceased in a remote area on the property in the Melrose area.

    Detectives responded to the scene and at this time, the death does not appear to be suspicious and is being investigated as an accident. An autopsy is planned for later today.

  9. Rose says:

    doesn’t name their attorney, but same old PPS HR dept head that threatens parent beside Gen Counsel Patterson.
    Both PPS and MCSO deserve Federal receivership imo for housecleaning and policy purposes.

  10. Rose says:

    @TRuth. can’t be suspicious & collect life ins.
    good for that finding tho.

    very unusual a father would kill
    a daughter (vs a son)
    in a hunting accident. imo.

  11. Rose says:

    @Meg. Can’t be the first one.

  12. cd says:

    Rose says:
    March 4, 2016 at 11:54 am
    Soldier has a Sacramento stalking FB page up.
    Terri needs to get an injunction in Federal Court before it grows.
    Then Soldier can be fined or jailed for injunction violation
    because that will be irresistible.
    IMO doesn’t matter

    Its just another stupid hater page just because it says Sacramento on it doesn’t mean people in Sacramento can see it any better then her World soldiers page. Geographically its just another name. She may as well named it China wants justice for Kyron Horman. Just more work for Stacey posting her hater blurbs to it everyday and watching to see that one of her nutty posters doesn’t get it shut down. Sg must have a really boring life (lots of time for BS) outside of her Kyron Horman endeavors.

  13. Rose says:

    M Alexander, WaCo, leads one to wonder if James could have interneted
    in a chat room or with an adult using his brother’s name and maintaining the
    fiction he still lived in the Skyline area. Another thing to rule out.

  14. Rose says:

    Two Skyline issues never acknowledged much less addressed by Supt Smith and the Board of Ed:

    “an improperly supervised educator and ineffective, on existent, unenforced school policies.”

  15. Rose says:

    dumb question, meaning no answer is likely possible.
    But some have associated partial complex seizures with FAS.
    Did Terri and the pediatrician seek to rule out PC seizures due to
    FAS issues in utero? Imo Terri couldn’t comment on DY’s pregnancy
    issues, if any, heard secondhand from Kaine, as DY would sue her.
    And Terri, not there, could not prove truth in defense.

  16. T. Ruth says:

    @meg says:
    March 4, 2016 at 12:53 pm

    Good grief. And of course Mike Alexander drives a white pick-up as well.

  17. Rose says:
    Kantor’s been handling criminal cases lately.

    I would like to say O/T: but I doubt it really is. My point is- if anyone doubted the direct line from prosecutors to Maxine B- read this:

    You will not find most of those assertions in any publicly available record and it was published prior to the Dateline piece- which does not even mention most of it. What the Hell?

  18. Rose says:

    Stanley E D. made a fine comment at
    ·Jan 22, 2016 8:04am
    I’m impressed with the variety of teachers commenting.

  19. Malty says:

    I don’t understand the Soldier taking a site simply to urge people to look for Terri and bother her
    Terri came and said she doesn’t know where Kyron is
    Why does this woman just keep up this stalking besides the usual old answer mental confusion. (Being nice)
    What is in this for the Soldier That drives her The 50,000 I use to think that was it Friendship with DY
    I don’t really believe that A deep love for Kyron Can’t believe that So what is the Soldier all about

  20. Malty says:

    That what kind of rope Really shocks me

  21. Rose says:

    It has occurred to me the Sheriff is not in a position to testify before Smith, or in any civil setting, while he is the subject of a criminal investigation. He should hire Houze. Sad to see his career ending with a necessity to cite
    the 5th Amendment. I wonder if any Commissioner has the power to compel his testimony.

  22. Rose says:

    @cd. I’m first in the line for boring life. Or Avoiding Housework is more like it…..
    She’s apparently located Terri’s small burb. And you are exactly right about her
    geographic FB pp that multiply like rabbits. China sounds nice. Where she scores is
    the illiterate fools transferring her pictures of Terri and script to major local Savramento
    institutional FB pp such as a local newspaper’s FB page. She directs this. And frankly is
    masquerading as LE looking for a “Wanted” guilty escapee. Anylne other than the
    Staton-Underhill team woukd’ve stopped this long ago. Yes, Blink imo Underhill is a team with
    Staton when it suits him. It suits him in the persecution of Terri.

  23. A Texas Grandfather says:

    Thanks for the link to the collegian article Rose.

    One of the problems of schools,churches, and other organizations that work with children is the poor background checks for new hires. What is the reason for the person making an application to your organization when they have a prior work or other history.

    Schools are often the worst offenders when poor behavior or perhaps an addiction is the reason for dismissal. They will instead hide these facts by omission leaving the new job interviewer do make an uninformed decision if an in-depth check is not made of the applicants background.

  24. T. Ruth says:

    O/T I hadn’t seen this missing child’s info before, so I thought I’d share.

    “UPDATES: The National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) has been brought onto the case of missing Vancouver, WA 14-year-old Danielle “Danny” Hone last seen with Registered Sex Offender William Joseph Anderson (DOB 11/15/72)

    Anderson may be driving Gold Dodge Truck Oregon Plate 070FBQ. If you see Danielle, call CCSO at 360-397-2028″

    Photos of the creep and his truck are on the FB site.

  25. T. Ruth says:

    @Rose says:
    March 5, 2016 at 9:40 pm

    Rose, I don’t see any comments on that page for some reason. Is it different from the comments we linked to here before?

  26. T. Ruth says:

    I was wondering something this morning, was there any kind of a prize to be given out at the science fair for Best Exhibit? Does anyone know or know whether or not the usually would be at this sort of function?

  27. T. Ruth says:

    Why is M Alexander up for only lewd conduct and not rape? A 15 year old cannot give consent, right?

  28. Rose says:

    Those ethical high ground Oregon DAs are the single barriers, it seems, to GJ audio recording–which takes little work or money. Don’t need a steno; didn’t call for transcriptions.

    “Grand jury recordings: Senate Bill 1550 would have required audio recordings of grand jury proceedings, where citizen panels hear testimony behind closed doors and decide whether to bring indictments. Criminal defense lawyers have sought this change for many years, and it was widely debated in the full 2015 session. Democrats came into the February session confident of a win but lost out to the still considerable influence of the Oregon District Attorneys Association.”

  29. Rose says:

    look at that. Rod’s on the Exec Board:
    Doiglas Cty too.

  30. Rose says:

    Riddell seems to me to be the only option to run against Rod in 4 years when he’s made some money.
    No one inhouse (an ADA) will do it. No criminal defense atty would do it (a loser would have a rough future
    in criminal law). That leaves someone leaving criminal Federal or State AG practice. Riddell said you need
    someone who owns his own firm, financially set, and so on to avoid retaliation. And Riddell us specializing in governmental torts, not criminal defense. pity Riddell isn’t ready this year.
    He should from current clients get some info about the DA’s tactics in the Horman matter he can employ later.

  31. Rose says:

    Helping out Union members with their employer
    torts is darn smart to win Union endorsements
    fir DA someday.

  32. MockingbirdSings says:

    Rose says:
    March 4, 2016 at 1:32 pm
    doesn’t name their attorney, but same old PPS HR dept head that threatens parent beside Gen Counsel Patterson.

    @Rose – I went back to this article which said “The district’s human resources department conducted an investigation, and in March 2015 found no evidence of discrimination or retaliation, but did find the pair had been subjected to “racial microagressions,” . . .

    Then I looked up “racial microagressions” which is rather obvious sounding, but I wanted to be sure I understood it correctly. This term, from a study in 2007, is subject to a lot of discussion, but no matter how you view it, there doesn’t seem to be anything “micro” about the comments as described in the suit. Using that term made me feel like they were saying just get over it.

    This will be settled by court or attorneys, it seems, but I don’t doubt there is some truth to it. What I wish school districts would recognize is that EVERY employee and each employee’s relationships on the job on some level teach children, either directly or indirectly. Maybe children learn when the complaints become known through the news, or maybe it’s what they learn when they do not see the district modeling fairness and respect for all, and looking for solutions.

    Children need to see people doing good work and getting along together on the job. (It’s not all after hours and summer work.) It shouldn’t be a matter of “business as usual unless you are sued.”

  33. Rose says:

    @Blink. I saw but skimmed this sad
    piece because my impression was it was
    the writer’s typical PR for LE and puffery,
    a coverup support piece.
    Are you suggesting
    more attention to the corpus of Bernstein would
    change that impression?
    I’m willing to begin thinking
    charitably again when I see her byline.

    No, I think corpus scrutiny leads one to believe her primary source could only have been Rasmussen or someone in her circle. How else would she know about what was in the non-public record. A prosecutors report and information gleaned from a settled interpleader? And.. yes, very sad and sordid but I do not see how this prosecution believes it has the evidentiary requirements to try this case to conviction. That said, Oregon is apparently the place to do that.

  34. Rose says:

    @Malty. wrt “What is in this for the Soldier That drives her”
    Abject love. not for Kyron.
    psychologically speaking.
    in my opinion.

  35. Rose says:

    you are a hero of mine. PPS ought to call you back from retirement to Admin.

    A HR Dept is not situated nor capable to investigate discrimination or retaliation when alleged.

    Those are legal issues for Patterson’s GC “Dept.”

    In my opinion, based on public disclosures, the allegations do not rise to discrimination or retaliation. In fact this seems an easy suit to defend.

    On the other hand, it is an election year with hay to be made. Not to mention settlements.

    You are right, these are not microaggression statements, but macro.
    However that does not make the speech itself illegal.

    Hostile workplace environment on racial grounds is the key imo.

    Yes, because civil judgements for discrimination in Federal court ( I realize many hurdles when Union involved) are generally 3x one’s annual earnings if awarded.

  36. Rose says:

    @” T. Ruth says:
    March 6, 2016 at 5:03 pm
    @Rose says:
    March 5, 2016 at 9:40 pm
    Rose, I don’t see any comments on that
    page for some reason. Is it different from
    the comments we linked to here before?”
    Youhave to click the Blue “Leave A Comment” button
    (which neither of us would do) to reveal/see the Comments.

  37. Rose says:
    this time I decided I might stick with reading the article if I went bottom up.
    I got thru:
    DA locks him up, no bail.
    DA postpones the trial in order to appeal
    DA/LE’s own bad behavior which resukted in throwing out a key LE interview.
    I suppose they could take a L O N G time working thru
    that appeal, thereby pressuring him to plea
    So I stopped reading again in disgust.

    That OR DA assn constipating the Legislature to prevent sane public interest measures,
    like a GJ audio, has 35 or 36 members iirc. Do all of them win their cases this way?

    When a writer makes her living relying on providing a service in exchange for the material
    she depends on for the writing, there’s an old fashioned (censored) word for that.
    Reminding me Jane Mayer had a long c-span interview on radio yesterday on the occasion of “Dark Money,” very interesting. idk if it’s on their website. Provides a journalistic contrast in methodology.

  38. Rose says:

    “Court documents are one of the most unassailable kinds of facts you can bring to the public.” (6:20-6:55)

  39. T. Ruth says:

    From the O’s editorial board members:

    Clean up the Sheriff Staton mess fast: Editorial Agenda 2016


    Now the cops are understandably mad. The Oregon State Fraternal Order of Police issued a statement last week in which it asked: “Should the sheriff continue to be sheriff or should he step down?” Worried about holding onto the public’s trust in law enforcement, the association concluded: “The alleged inappropriate behavior of the current sheriff should not reflect negatively on the professionalism of the rest of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.”

    Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury wisely sought an investigation of Staton, and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum promptly launched a criminal probe. This must not, however, be drawn-out. The Staton mess needs cleaning up fast. The state’s Department of Justice should briskly dissect what Staton did and did not do and report fully this year — preferably in a few months.

    The Multnomah Sheriff’s Office should not withstand more theater. Neither should county residents, who pay the bills and reasonably expect credibility, as well as effectiveness, in return. Delay hurts Portland as trust between civilians and law enforcement is rebuilt.


    Sounds like someone wants this done in a hurry. Why is that? Personally, I hope the investigation takes a lonnnnng hard look at everything that’s been going on under Staton’s watch.

  40. MockingbirdSings says:

    T. Ruth says:
    March 6, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    I was wondering something this morning, was there any kind of a prize to be given out at the science fair for Best Exhibit? Does anyone know or know whether or not the usually would be at this sort of function?
    @T.Ruth – I haven’t seen anything about Skyline, but I have been to lots of these types of fairs in PPS. I have seen some schools give out the usual ribbons (1st, 2nd, etc.), but usually that is when it is optional to enter. If the project is a required class assignment, then the credit (or not) is usually the reward. I do not like to see young children rated on their work of that nature if it requires a lot of outside (of school) support – many children do not have that available to them.

    My understanding of Skyline’s science fair is that it was designed to impress the IB people with the work they were doing with the lower grade levels which is another reason I doubt there were awards. Learning is its own reward, so to speak.

    Another type of recognition which was good for teachers, parents, and students, but did not make children feel left out, was the selection of some representative art work or projects to be displayed at the PPS administrative office building where board meetings are held. I always enjoyed looking at them.

    I could be wrong about our specific science fair, but I haven’t seen prizes mentioned anywhere. I’m a little surprised this wasn’t a media event with a reporter from a local paper (large or small) taking a photo, since Skyline hoped to maintain their small school when others were being closed. I guess it depends on who has the right media connections, and it was a busy time of year for school news.

    My school got a ridiculous amount of undeserved bad press over the years and we (including students) were always trying to balance that with good reporting. Funny thing, even after one of the worst news events to occur in a local school, the school itself didn’t seem to get what I’d call “bad press”.

  41. Malty says:

    I noticed a change at WWS just like you have Someone is writing stuff deferent from the old Nonsense
    So maybe the Soldier just moved to a new site where she can control what is said again
    As far as I am concerned Terri said she doesn’t know where Kyron is That should answer the question
    Where is Kyron Terri ?
    And now they can ask some one else
    DY wants her to go clear herself. When she is not a suspect I never heard DY cleared herself yet
    If no one has been called a suspect or cleared As I understand it

  42. MockingbirdSings says:

    Rose says:
    March 7, 2016 at 1:11 am

    you are a hero of mine. PPS ought to call you back from retirement to Admin.

    @Rose – thank you, however, I’d have to come in as a CEO type with complete control – in other words, win a huge lottery and buy the district. I think it’s already too messed up to work in administration from the bottom up and successfully make any meaningful changes. Mayor Vera Katz threatened to take over the district if they didn’t clean up their act at one point – I never knew if a mayor could legally do that, but people did pay attention to her until that current problem was resolved.

    I did tell the Board members once that if they gave my school its own share of the budget and left us alone, the current staff and I could run the school with the help and governing participation of our students and do a MUCH better job than they were. Nothing that has happened after that statement has ever proved me wrong. :)

  43. A Texas Grandfather says:


    I Like your understanding of how a school system works. The mayor probably has no legal standing to interfere in the operation of a school district. It would depend on state law. The Mayor’s pulpit is a powerful position to get the attention of the public.

    Some people have innate skills in understanding how things work and when they are out of bounds or producing undesirable results and how to fix them. In every government agency across our country, there are people who spend time (which translates into money) as well as actual operational costs for things not needed or proven to produce the opposite of intent.

    The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again hoping to reach a goal and never making it.

    I got curious about the cost of placing quality video surveillance systems in public schools, so I investigated what was available on the market and the related costs. The material costs of a superior system for an elementary or middle school are about twenty-five hundred dollars with a like amount for labor in non-union situations. Union labor doubles or triples the labor costs associated with any construction project. Based on the salaries of LE in the Portland area, I think triple the material cost would be the correct factor.

  44. Rose says:

    TRuth. hurry up = cover up.

  45. Rose says:

    @Malty. You noticed the same refrain on KWS FB I did–a renewal of “where is kyron terri”
    as Soldier’s investigative MO,?which is silly. as if Terri’d answer that even if she knew.
    Imo Soldier still posts for herself. iirc a recent illiterate “give” instead of “gave.” irrc “Desiree give us.”
    But on long postings, those with the numberings–the questions for Underhill or long admin posts,
    those are clearly ghostwriten by someone else who asked her to publish their writing as tho it is hers.

  46. MockingbirdSings says:

    A Texas Grandfather says:
    March 7, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    @ATG –
    I have no doubt PPS could come up with the money for cameras if the Supt and/or Board thought it was important. Or parents.

    Wonder what the cost of training the entire staff to carry out PPS safety policies correctly every year would be?

  47. MockingbirdSings says:

    Rose says:
    March 6, 2016 at 6:42 am

    It has occurred to me the Sheriff is not in a position to testify before Smith, or in any civil setting, while he is the subject of a criminal investigation. He should hire Houze. Sad to see his career ending with a necessity to cite the 5th Amendment. I wonder if any Commissioner has the power to compel his testimony.

    @Rose – re Houze –
    You make a good point about the sheriff’s legal issues. However, it seems to be a conflict of interest for Houze to represent Staton as long as he represents TH – how does that work?

    Houze is sole practitioner in criminal to my knowledge so yes, it would be a conflict of interest not only to the TH representation but potentially in other matters.

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