Authorities Capture Man Accused of Killing Child's Mother
Posted April 26, 2007 6:19 p.m. EDT
Updated April 27, 2007 8:36 a.m. EDT
New Bern, N.C. — A man who allegedly killed his child's mother Thursday has been captured, according to Craven County Sheriff's officials.
According to authorities, Jorge Angel Hernandez, 22, allegedly dropped off his 1-year-old daughter, Junni Angel Rios, at an aunt's house in Pitt County and later shot and killed the girl's mother, whose name was not released.
A statewide Amber Alert was issued shortly after 6 p.m. because authorities could not find the girl. The alert was canceled after the toddler was found unharmed.
Hernandez was reportedly found a short time later.