Corpus Christi

Missing Corpus Christi 1-Year-Old and Mom Found Safe

Police say Zaylee Zamora, 1, and her mother were kidnapped Tuesday afternoon

Texas Department of Public Safety

An Amber Alert issued Tuesday for a Corpus Christi toddler who was kidnapped along with her mother has ended after the two were found safe, police say.

Police on Thursday morning said Zaylee Zamora, 1, and 18-year-old Jezebel Zamora were found safe while 24-year-old Kristian Garcia was in custody.

Corpus Christi police said officers responded to a kidnapping call Tuesday, and upon arrival, were informed that Garcia entered the residence of his ex-girlfriend, Jezabel, without consent and took both Jezabel and Zaylee with him.

Police said the three left in a white, 2007 Cadillac Escalade with Texas license plate 4SJKC. Corpus Christi police also said Garcia has active warrants for murder and aggravated robbery.

Police said additional information would be released as it is made available.

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