Police: Missing 2-Year-Old Byron McDonald Found Safe, Alleged Abductor Connected To Recent Homicides Of Boy’s Mother, Grandmother

McDonald II is a confirmed suspect in the recent homicides of the 2-year-old's mother and grandmother.

Police: Missing 2-Year-Old Byron McDonald Found Safe, Alleged Abductor Connected To Recent Homicides Of Boy’s Mother, Grandmother

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Byron McDonald, 2, has been found safe in a hotel room by the Philadelphia International Airport after Byron McDonald II, 28, allegedly abducted him, according to Philadelphia Police. Pennsylvania State Police issued an Amber Alert for the boy Monday morning. Police say McDonald II is believed to be the boy’s father.

Both father and son were secured by the Philadelphia SWAT team. McDonald II is a confirmed suspect in the recent homicides of the 2-year-old’s mother and grandmother.

McDonald was reportedly last seen driving a 2017 red Chevy Malibu, however, the car was found abandoned near 4300 Island Avenue in Southwest. Police were searching the nearby hotels for any sign of McDonald or the child and declared it a barricade situation before locating the suspect and the boy.

The Amber Alert issued Monday morning said the child was last seen on Friday, April 9 at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the area of 2500 North Bancroft Street.

Anyone with information about the reported abduction should immediately contact the police by calling 911.

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