MARION COUNTY, Fla. — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three children who may be in danger.
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Deputies said they received an order from the Department of Children and Families after their mother, 34-year-old Demelia Gates, refused to show her children to them during a visit.
According to a news release, deputies are searching for 14-year-old Lashawd Janvier, 13-year-old Loveson Janvier and 9-year-old Danylah Janvier.
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The children were last seen with Gates at the Roadway Inn on Silver Springs Boulevard on May 11.
Investigators said Gates left a fourth child at the motel and never returned, but the child is now in DCF custody.
If you have any information about the children, call 911.
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