AMBER Alert canceled for 2 girls found safe after 2 boys found dead in Kansas; suspect in custody


LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (NewsNation Now) — An AMBER Alert was canceled Saturday after two boys were found dead in a Leavenworth home and two young girls were reported missing. The girls were found safe a few hours later and the suspect taken into custody, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The suspect was located near Erick, Oklahoma, according to authorities.

The Leavenworth Sheriff’s office received a 911 call from a home in the 14900 block of Hillside Road. When deputies arrived they found an 11-year-old and 14-year-old boy dead and two young girls missing. MSHP tweeted “the suspect in the abduction and the incident is the father Donny Jackson.”

At this time, it is unknown if Jackson is the father of the two young males who were found dead.

The Arkansas State Police agreed to launch an Arkansas AMBER Alert to assist in the recovery of the abducted children.

Jackson was seen driving a black 2008 Honda Civic with KS plates 266MXB.

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