Dad finds lost son because of Ga. abuse scandal

Last Updated: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 18:01 hrs

A father looking for his son since the mother took off 15 years ago has found the boy because of a Georgia child abuse scandal.

In an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (, Tony Wawrzynski said he hadn't seen his son, now 18-year-old Mitch Comer, since the child was 3 year old and was taken away by the mother, his girlfriend.

Wawrzynski said he was contacted by a Georgia detective investigating the case of Comer, who authorities say lived with a mother and stepfather who kept him confined for years with little food.

A grand jury has indicted Paul and Sheila Comer on abuse charges.

Wawrzynski, of Reno, Nev., said he was very close to the boy and searched after the mother and child left the Arizona home they shared.

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