SFPD searches SF home for remains of Kevin Collins; Details at 4 on ABC7

SAN FRANCISCO

The person authorities believe may be responsible for Collins' abduction is now deceased, but was living at the home when the boy disappeared. Police have been digging in the backyard and basement in the hopes of finding the remains of Kevin Collins.

Almost 30 years ago, Collins left basketball practice at St. Agnes School in the Haight and waited for a bus at Oak Street and Masonic. That was the last place he was ever seen. Collins was 10 years old when he disappeared and he was one of the first missing children whose case got national attention.

Thousands of tips have come in over the years, but they all led nowhere.

In an unrelated investigation in October 2012, Dan Noyes and the ABC7 News I-Team discovered a possible connection between a serial killer and the Collin's disappearance. ABC7 News took a look at the confession tapes of a death row inmate who confessed to killing three other boys, a serious lead San Francisco police either missed or chose to ignore.

Get the exclusive details of the investigation on ABC7 News at 4, 5, and 6.

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