Twin baby recovered during Ohio Amber Alert last month has died, police say

A baby from Ohio has died a month after being at the center of a statewide AMBER Alert with its twin who has garnered national attention, authorities said.

Columbus police said officers were dispatched to a home shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday following a report of a baby who was not breathing. Doctors transported the baby, around 6 months old, to Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead less than an hour later, police said.

Columbus police said they were “actively investigating.” CBS Columbus WBNS-TV subsidiary said an autopsy is scheduled for Monday. No other details about the child’s death were immediately available.

Columbus police have identified the child as one of two boys who were the subject of an Amber Alert, used to publicize the disappearance of a child, after an idling car was caught on Dec. 20 while their mother was picking up an order from a Columbus pizzeria.

A child was found hours later in a car seat between two vehicles in a parking lot near Dayton International Airport, about 70 miles west of Columbus. Indianapolis police officers, 280 miles west of Columbus, found the other boy on the evening of Dec. 22 in an abandoned car that had been stolen three days earlier in Columbus, Ohio, reports said. authorities.

Nalah Tamiko Jackson, 24, was arrested for kidnapping and was later charged with two federal counts of kidnapping a minor. She appeared in federal court in Columbus a week ago but did not plead guilty at that time; A message seeking comment on the charges was sent Sunday to federal public defenders who represent her.

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