Reward boosted $5,000 in missing Mich. baby case

Katherine Shelbie-Elizabeth Phillips last seen June 29 in west Michigan

Headline Goes Here

Katherine Phillips

LUDINGTON, Mich. - The reward fund for information about a baby missing since June in western Michigan has gotten a $5,000 boost.

Police in Ludington announced Thursday that the money from an out-of-state donor who chose to remain anonymous raises the reward fund's total to more than $6,600.

Katherine Shelbie-Elizabeth Phillips was 4 1/2 months old when she last was seen June 29 with her father, 21-year-old Sean Phillips of Scottville. He is jailed while awaiting trial on charges of unlawful imprisonment and parental kidnapping.

Katherine lived with her mother Ariel Courtland at an apartment in Ludington, about 80 miles northwest of Grand Rapids.

Copyright 2011 by All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.