DENVER - The father of a 13-year-old boy found dead in southwestern Colorado says he might be the person of interest who investigators last week said they have identified.
Mark Redwine told The Denver Post that he's been in contact with investigators but says they aren't interested in talking to him about his son, Dylan Redwine. However, authorities say he's not being completely forthcoming.
Pete Klismet, a former FBI profiler hired to help investigate the case, says Mark Redwine wants to speak on his terms and on the phone. He says he's ready to talk to Redwine but only face-to-face.
Klismet told the Post that items discovered last week near where Dylan's remains were found were very promising and investigators expect to say more in the next couple of weeks.
Dylan lived north of Colorado Springs with his mother but went to his father's home near Vallecito Reservoir northeast of Durango for a court-ordered visit in November 2012. Mark Redwine has said he returned home from doing errands to find his son missing.
The 13-year-old's remains were found seven months later in June 2013 not far from his father's home.
Dylan's case gained national attention when the child's parents appeared on the Dr. Phil show and blamed one another for his disappearance. Elaine Hatfield, Dylan's mother, appeared on the show again recently and she and her other son Cory confronted Dylan's father, Mark, via telephone.
Mark Redwine has repeatedly denied any involvement in his son's death. Elaine Hatfield filed a wrongful death suit against him late last month in connection with the case.