Authorities in South Carolina are seeking a 555-pound teenager and his mother, who faces a charge of violating a custody order, according to CNN. Alexander Deundray Draper, 14, of Travelers Rest, South Carolina (a suburb of Greenville), is missing along with his mother, Jerri Althea Gray. Police say that Draper weighs more than 555 pounds, “and is possibly at a stage of critical health risk.” Gray was supposed to appear in family court Tuesday with her son and failed to do so. During the family court hearing, Draper was ordered into state custody because of medical neglect, as well as his mother’s failure to appear. –BB
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