Authorities: Missing Missouri infant found, 2 in custody

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by Elizabeth Eisele/ KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on January 10, 2014 at 6:35 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 13 at 5:11 AM

(KMOV.com) -- Authorities in southwest Missouri have canceled the Amber Alert for 6-month-old Mitchell Farris after finding the baby safe in Miami, Florida.

Police said both suspects, Preston Farris and Anastasia McDaniel, Mitchell's biological parents, are in custody as of Sunday night.

Anderson, Missouri, Police issued the Amber Alert on Friday evening after reporting Mitchell was abducted from an apartment on January 2. Police said Mitchell was taken by Farris, 34, and McDaniel, 30.

Authorities said the family waited to report the abduction which lead to the eight day delay in issuing the Amber Alert.

According to police, the state of Missouri had custody of Mitchell who was staying with his grandfather when he was taken.

Stay with News 4 and KMOV.com for further information.

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