The following is a release from the US Marshals Service.

On January 17, 2023, the United StatesMarshals Service, Gulf Coast Violent Offender Task Force (GCVOFTF), Corpus Christi Office, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation concluded with the safe recovery of Critically Missing Child Edwin BUSKIRK II. 

On December 29th the USMS received a request from the Corpus Christi Police Department for interference with child custody.Information developed that Critically Missing Child Edwin BUSKIRK II was taken outside of the United States. As a result, the GCVOFTF along with the FBI Corpus Christi International Parental Kidnapping Unit and the FBI Mexico Assistance Legal Attaché (ALAT) began a joint investigation on this case.

On January 17, 2023, at 7:00 pm thanks to the instrumental contribution of the USMS GCVOFTF, FBI Mexico ALAT, Rebecca BUSKIRK was apprehended, and the child safely recovered at the southern border of Mexico, state of Chiapas. Both the child, and the kidnapping suspect will be medically assessed, and child will be reunited with family members. Fugitive BUSKIRK will be extradited for prosecution.

USMS appreciate the massive collaboration of the community out of concerns for the health of the child.

The United States Marshals Service GCVOFTF located in Corpus Christi, Texas, is integrated by remarkable Agents from Department of Public Safety, Nueces County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Corpus Christi Police Department, and other Partner Federal Agencies that work together to safeguard our communities.