Amber Alert Tragedy: Suspect Kills Infant & Himself


ROSENBERG, Texas – The suspect accused of abducting his 1-year-old daughter Tuesday night reportedly stabbed the child and himself to death, officers with the Rosenberg Police Department said.

Leylani Ordonez was reportedly found Wednesday morning after she was last seen around 6:10 p.m. in the 800 block of Brooks Avenue wearing a red Whataburger onesie. According to investigators, the child’s father, who was identified as Alexander Barrios Ordonez, 24, abducted her from a babysitter’s house.

Officers with Rosenberg PD said they located the suspected vehicle, a 2004 F-450 with license plate number T2160J, along University Boulevard and Highway 6 near H-E-B around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Police said the child was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead from her injuries. The suspect also died from his self-inflicted injuries, police said.

Lelani & Alexander Ordonez (Contributed/DPS)

Lelani & Alexander Ordonez (Contributed/DPS)

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