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Donny Jackson “had dealings” with law enforcement in the past, Leavenworth County Undersheriff Jim Sherley told the Star, though he wouldn’t elaborate. The father and the girls were in a vehicle that was stopped by authorities in Erick, Okla., near the Texas border, nearly 500 miles from Leavenworth, according to the Star.
The car had been previously stopped in Kansas, near the Oklahoma border, around 12:30 p.m. – about a half-hour before the boys’ bodies were discovered, the report said. After receiving a tip from a truck driver, Beckham County deputies tracked down the vehicle and made the arrest, KMBC-TV of Kansas City, Mo., reported.
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Donny Jackson is 40 years old.
An Amber Alert had been issued for the missing girls, ages 7 and 3, after two boys believed to be their brothers, ages 14 and 11, were found dead in the home, according to reports. The cause of death for the boys was unclear and there was no immediate information about the mother of the children.
A family member had alerted authorities after one of the children failed to show up for a soccer game, the Kansas City Star reported. When officers arrived at the home, they found the boys’ bodies and determined the girls were missing and issued the Amber Alert, the report said.
Authorities said they have detained a suspect in the double homicide of two boys who also allegedly abducted his two young daughters, bringing an hourlong search to an end.
Sheriff’s deputies responding to a 911 call from a resident on Hillside Road in Leavenworth County, Kansas, shortly after 1 p.m. local time Saturday discovered two dead boys at the residence, according to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Two girls were also missing from the home, authorities said.
Their father, Donny Jackson, 40, was a suspect in the homicides and the abduction, officials said.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol found Jackson’s car near Erick, Oklahoma, almost 500 miles southwest of Leavenworth County, shortly before 7 p.m. local time, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said. The suspect was detained and the children were safely recovered, authorities said. No additional details were provided.
Jackson was stopped near the Oklahoma border earlier in the day, authorities said. The Kansas Highway Patrol made the unrelated stop at approximately 12:35 p.m. local time, and the abducted children were in the vehicle, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said. The car stop came before the crime scene was discovered or the Amber Alert was issued.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation issued an Amber Alert Saturday afternoon for the two missing girls, identified as Nora Jackson, 7, and Aven Jackson, 3.
Additional Amber Alerts that were issued in Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas have now ended.
It is unclear what time the alleged abduction and homicides occurred, authorities said, as the 911 call was made by an adult who discovered the homicide scene.