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Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old boy after double homicide in Rhode Island

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Rhode Island state police say a suspect in a double homicide has abducted a 2-year-old boy from his home is on the run.

An Amber Alert has been issued for Isaih Perez, who was discovered missing from a Johnston home at about 5:20 a.m. Sunday.

The man suspected of killing two people at a Rhode Island home and then snatching a 2-year-old boy was captured Sunday in Massachusetts, but the toddler is still missing, authorities said.

 

Malcolm Crowell was apprehended at about 12:30 p.m. in Fall River after a nationwide Amber Alert was issued for 2-year-old Isaih Perez, Massachusetts State Police spokesman Dave Procopio told WPRI-TV. Isiah

WPRI-TV reports that Isaih lived with the two people who were found dead.

Police say Crowell had a link to the boy, but they wouldn't elaborate.

Johnston is a town of about 30,000 people less than 10 miles from Providence.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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