Lisa Irwin Missing: Police Obtain Search Warrant for Home of Baby's Parents

Police have obtained a search warrant for the home of 10-month-old Lisa Irwin, in the clearest sign yet that they have begun to focus more on the parents of the missing little girl.

According to CNN, the warrant will enable investigators to conduct an intensive search of the home of parents Deborah Bradley and Jeremy Irwin, and will allow them to bar the occupants from returning to the home, where a patrol car has been stationed.

Bradley now claims to have last seen the baby at 6:40 p.m. during the evening of Oct. 3, a statement which contradicts her earlier claim to have last seen little Lisa at 10:30 p.m. when she placed the child in bed.

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Irwin, the 10-month-old's father, allegedly noticed the child was missing when he returned home from work at 4:00 a.m. on the morning of Oct. 4.

According to investigators, Irwin claims to have also returned to the Kansas City, Mo., home to find the door unlocked, the lights on and a window which appeared to have been tampered with.

In an interview with NBC News on Monday, Bradley admitted to being drunk on the night her daughter was allegedly last seen. She claimed that she concealed the information from investigators because of a fear of possibly being arrested, due to the manner in which investigators have been treating her.

Last week, Bradley told the Associated Press that police had accused her of being involved in her daughter's disappearance:

"From the start when they've questioned me, once I couldn't fill in gaps, it turned into 'You did it, you did it.' "
In an interview with ABC News, Ashley Irwin, the aunt of the little girl, also accused police of spending more time focusing on the family, in particular Bradley, than on finding viable suspects.

"It's what the police do," Irwin said. "They don't have any leads, so they just have to pin it on somebody."

Bradley expressed fear that her arrest might stop investigators from searching for her daughter:

"The main fear is that if they arrest me, people are going to stop looking, and I’ll never see her again, and I’ll never know what happened."

Surveillance video from a local market on the day of Lisa's disappearance showed Bradley purchasing boxed wine as well as baby supplies.

Bradley admitted to drinking to the point of becoming "drunk" by 5 p.m. that night, which led to speculation of whether she could have harmed her own child while being under the influence of alcohol.

"No, no, no," she said. "If I thought there was a chance, I'd say it. I don't think that alcohol changes a person enough to do something like that."

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