Connect with us


Ohio Amber Alert: 2 children missing from Columbus

Published on

UPDATE: The amber alert has been canceled. The children have been found and both of them are safe. The body of a third child, an 8-year-old boy, was found at a home in Olmsted. Lashanda’s whereabouts are still unknown.

An Ohio Amber Alert has been issued for 9-year-old Mikhael Simon and 3-year-old King Wilder after they were reported missing in Columbus, local officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately.

The children were last seen with 32-year-old Lashanda Wilder, according to the amber alert. Specific details about the circumstances were not immediately released.

Lashanda is described as a 32-year-old black female, standing 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 220 pounds. She was last seen wearing red head covering, a black t-shirt, black pants and red slippers.

Lashanda is not known to have a vehicle and it’s unclear how she might be traveling with the children.

The first victim, Mikhael, is described as a 9-year-old black male with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 4 feet tall and weighing 60 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and dark shorts.

The second victim, King, is described as a 3-year-old black male with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 3 feet tall and weighing 35 pounds. It’s unknown what he’s wearing.

Anyone who sees Mikhael, King or Lashanda is urged to call 911 immediately, or call police at 1-877-AMBER-OH (1-877-262-3764) if you have any other information that could help investigators in their search.

This is an amber alert. Please check back or follow @BNONews on Twitter as details become available. If you want to receive breaking news alerts by email, click here to sign up. You can also like us on Facebook by clicking here.

Most Viewed