The definition states "for whatever reason" and later just four of the possible reasons ("some reasons") are given.Thank you for the thoughtful reply.
I was aware that other people had been sent to look for him by the grandparents. It’s also important to note that there must have been a reason the mom was not among the first to know. IMO. Was it because it didn’t seem like that big of a deal to notify his mother? Interesting in its own right.
But again, from all known facts about what was found, or most notably not found, was A.) no Dylan and B.) nothing else strange. So the same as I stated in my previous post applies…what actions did anyone take or not take to determine if he was or was not missing due to (quoted from your post):
“…* Endangered due to foul play
* Diminished mental capacity
* Physical disability
* Suspicious circumstances…”
The behaviors, actions and dispositions of the people that knew him and first knew he was missing is very important and relevant to finding him IMO…not semantics and legal definitions of what does or doesn’t constitute someone being missing. JMO.
IMO, apart from Dylan's absence, his lack of communication was one of the main indicators that something wasn't right. Until his disappearance he had been in daily contact with either one of his relatives or his best friend. His grandmother expected him to call her again on Saturday. He lost his phone/charger before, but would make effort to replace it fairly quickly.