Police in Kansas has arrested a man who is said to have kidnapped his two young daughters from a home where two boys were found dead.
On Saturday night, Donny Jackson, 40, was found on the highway in Erick, Oklahoma. The girls, 7-year-old Nora and 3-year-old Aven, the authorities said, were with him and were safe.
He is 40 years old.
The arrest came hours after raising an Amber Warning and extending a manhunt to three states. Cops had Jackson in their grip much earlier in the day, actually. Police stopped his vehicle at Highway 169 near the Oklahoma border about 12:30 p.m., while the girls were in the car, but let him move on.
It did not specify the reason for the traffic stop, but it was not linked to the abduction. In fact, it wasn’t until 45 minutes later that they found the slain boys and learned that Nora and Aven were missing when the cops got a call from a home in Leavenworth.
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An Amber Alert for the two missing girls, identified as Nora Jackson, 7, and Aven Jackson, 3, was released Saturday afternoon by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
According to The Daily Beast, The relationship between the boys and the girls was not given, but the Facebook page Jackson contains images of two brothers posing for school photos for the first day.
During the COVID-19 pandemic and mocking the Black Lives Matter movement, theological aphorisms, conspiracy theories, and enigmatic messages, his account is also full of posts denying the usefulness of masks.
Law enforcement in Leavenworth County are looking for a man suspected of abducting his 7-year-old and 3-year-old daughters. The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a residence on Hillside Rd. Deputies found two boys dead inside the home. #AmberAlertpic.twitter.com/V0mK9X5lsZ