UPDATE: Woman, 1-year-old found safe, suspect in police custody


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (KXAN) — Corpus Christi Police say they found an 18-year-old woman and her 1-year-old daughter safe Thursday morning, and the suspect in connection with their abduction is in custody.

Police say Kristian Ariel Garcia, 24, broke into the home of his ex-girlfriend, Jezabel Zamora, on Tuesday night and took both her and Zamora’s daughter Zaylee against their will.

Police issued an Amber Alert and a CLEAR Alert in relation to the incident.

In addition to the kidnapping, Garcia is wanted on murder and aggravated robbery warrants. Those charges carry a potential bail of more than $1 million.

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