Missing Ontario children found, but Amber Alert complaints continue

Nellie Chapman
July 14, 2019

He was taken to the coroner's office where they will determine how and when he died.

Cedric Jackson had last been seen at his aunt's home in the 9700 block of Whitehurst Drive in Dallas. She said the child had been put to bed the night before, but when they awoke at 6 a.m., he was gone.

Jackson is described as an 18-month-old black male with black braided hair and brown eyes.

That sentiment was echoed by the Toronto police officers who found the family. The front door of the apartment was unlocked that morning, the station reported. "We don't know 100 percent of what happened, but we all loved that baby".

Jackson's aunt, Crystal, stated she had woke up during the night and noticed that both Johnson and Jackson were missing.

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Earlier the police said that their grandfather dropped off his wife at the shopping center opposite the regional health centre Southlake, near Davis Dr. and Lundy's Lane at about 13:30 on Wednesday.

According to the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (CCFCP), an Amber Alert can only be activated by police agencies and is only issued for the most risky child abduction cases, when time is of the essence. He was arrested on unrelated warrants and is in prison in Keller. No foul play was suspected, but police say they were concerned that the grandfather may have been lost as he is from Pickering, not Newmarket. But Cedrick's mother said the placement was temporary and not against her will, according to Dallas News.

Cedric's parents would visit him frequently and last saw him on Saturday, according to WFAA.

'We just want our son back, ' Thomas said outside Dallas police headquarters Wednesday. Max Geron, acting commander over Criminal Investigations Bureau of the Dallas Police Department, at a press conference.

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