Missing 2-Year-Old Found Alive, Infant Sister Found Dead

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert for 2-year-old Maliah Harris (pictured above) on Wednesday, but cancelled it early Thursday morning after the toddler was found unharmed.

Investigators believe the toddler was abducted by her parents, 34-year-old Donald Boyd Harris and 31-year-old Allison Kaye Studdard after her baby sister was found dead.

Reports indicate the couple fled after their 7-month-old baby, Alyssa, was not breathing in their Columbus, Mississippi home.  WAPT said the grandfather came over around 5:30 a.m. and found Alyssa, the parents left as he was calling 911.  No word on what caused the baby’s death, an autopsy is pending.

The family was found in Georgia, according to reports, early Thursday morning.  The parents are in custody.  It is unclear what charges, if any, they are facing.

If you know anything about this case, please call 911 or Mississippi Highway Patrol at 855-642-5378

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  • bainic

    The only reason to run when 911 was called is b/c they are guilty of something. Perhaps not murder, but I imagine neglect, or drugs has some part in all of it. Thank God the toddler is out of their hands. I hope they have better foster care there than in Ohio.