UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled after missing NC infant found safe, parents arrested
Rex Douglas Cochran (left) and Heather Marie Cochran
UPDATE: An Amber Alert has been canceled for a missing 3-month-old in North Carolina after she was found safe Thursday.
The parents, Rex Douglas Cochran Jr. and Heather Marie Cochran, have been arrested in Fletcher, NC.
PREVIOUS STORY: HAYWOOD COUNTY, NC (WCNC) – An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 3-month-old in North Carolina who authorities believe was abducted by her parents.
According to the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office, 3-month-old Cali Marie Cochran is suspected to be with two abductors, Rex Douglas Cochran Jr. and Heather Marie Cochran. Cali Marie Cochran is described as a white female, approximately 20 inches tall and weighs 10 pounds. She has brown hair.
Police describe Rex Cochran as a 39-year-old white male, approximately 5-foot7, weighing 185 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Heather Cochran is described as a white female, approximately 5-foot-4, weighing 120 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. Heather Cochran also has a tattoo on the right side of her neck that says “Faith.”
Police believe the pair are possibly traveling to Ocala, Florida or Valdosta, Georgia in a blue 2001 Ford Mustang or a Gray 1999 GMC Suburban with North Dakota license plate 489-AWH.
Anyone with information regarding this abduction is asked to call the Haywood County Sheriff's Office immediately at 828-452-6666 or 911. You may also dial *HP to contact the NC Highway Patrol.