Oklahoma Amber Alert: Woman and children abducted from Smithville


PUBLISHED Tue, April 04, 2017 - 1:09pm EDT


UPDATE: This amber alert has been canceled. The suspect is in custody and the victims are safe.

An Oklahoma Amber Alert has been issued for two children - Eli and Ethan Nichols - after they and their mother were abducted from the Smithville area in McCurtain County. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately.





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The incident happened on Tuesday morning when 34-year-old Odell Nichols is accused of setting a house and a car on fire in the Smithville-Watson area. He then took off with his wife and children in a second vehicle.

Odell and the victims are believed to be traveling in a black 2015 Chevrolet Equinox with Oklahoma license plate number 668LAV. It is unknown where they are heading and other details about the circumstances of the abduction have not yet been released.

Photos of the suspect or the victims were not immediately available, but Odell is a white male. His wife has been identified as 32-year-old Julie Nichols, a white female. Their children are Eli Nichols, a 7-year-old white male, and Ethan Nichols, a 4-year-old white male.

Anyone who sees the suspect, the victims, or the suspect vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the McCurtain County Sheriff's Office at 580-286-3331 if you have any other information that could help investigators.

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