Missing Boy Seen Near House That Burned Down

Sebastian's mother, Chrissy Hughes, 39, her husband, Tony Hughes, 39, and a relative who was visiting from out of state were believed to be inside the home when it caught on fire.

"It was getting ready to collapse", said Brevard County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tod Goodyear.

A house fire erupted at the residence around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, killing one person.

Deputies said Monday afternoon that a child had been found dead inside the home.

Brevard County and Palm Bay Fire Rescues found an adult female inside the home Sunday, but had to leave the home because the structure was not safe, investigators said.

The three individuals may be traveling in a 2012 Nautic Global Group 18-foot-long boat with the Florida tag 3066PJ.

Meachum may be in the company of Tony Hughes, 39, who was last seen wearing a black Harley Davidson t-shirt, blue jeans and black boots, and Chrissy Hughes, 39. The truck was running and the trailer was in the water, but the boat was missing at the time.

Anyone with information related to the deaths, is asked to call Brevard County Agent Wendy Wheeler at 321-633-8413.

'It's certainly a possibility that they could be inside the home and there could be more victims inside since the fire department hasn't searched that far into the house, ' Goodyear said, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Law enforcement authorities are telling the public to not approach the couple, but to contact authorities immediately.

  • Larry Hoffman