Update: 8:06 p.m.: Two girls believed to have been abducted earlier Saturday by their father have been found safe, and a suspect is in custody, KMBC reports.
Update: 6:40 p.m.: The Kansas Highway Patrol said it stopped the vehicle driven by Donny Jackson on Highway 169 near the Oklahoma state line at about 12:30 p.m., before authorities had been alerted that the girls were missing, KMBC reported. The two girls were in the vehicle, and police believe Jackson may now be in Oklahoma, Texas, or Arkansas.
Kansas police are looking for a father and his two young daughters after responding to a 911 call and finding two juvenile boys dead at the scene in Leavenworth.
Nora Jackson, 7, and Aven Jackson, 3, are believed to be with 40-year-old Donny Jackson, who was identified by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation as “the suspect in the abduction and incident.”
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the home shortly after 1 p.m., the KBI said, and found the two boys dead.
Donny Jackson is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall and 190 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He’s believed to be driving a black 2008 Honda Accord with Kansas tag 266 MXB.
An AMBER Alert has been issued for the missing girls.
Authorities offered no other information.
This is a developing story. Please check back for more information.
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[Featured image: Donny Jackson, Aven Jackson, Nora Jackson/Kansas Bureau of Investigation]