Archive for April 1st, 2009

An 18-month-old girl reported missing in Navarro County  Texas. She hasn’t been listed yet at the NCMEC. Jasliene Morales was last seen at  5 p.m. Monday

An 18-month-old girl who was last seen with her mother’s boyfriend has been reported missing in Navarro County.

According to the Navarro County sheriff’s office, Sandra Espinoza said she last saw her daughter Jasliene Morales when 22-year-old Jose Martinez dropped her off at work Monday evening.

Martinez and Jasliene were seen leaving their home early Tuesday morning to pick up Espinoza from work, but they never arrived, the sheriff’s office said.

Martinez was driving a red 1998 Ford Expedition with New Mexico license plates HNJ769.

Authorities said an amber alert has not been issued because Martinez has babysat Jasliene in the past.

Anyone with information on Martinez and the child’s whereabouts should contact the Navarro County sheriff’s office at 903-654-3001.


Update 04-02-09: Toddler missing from Corsicana located

CORSICANA – The search for a missing 18-month-old has been called off. Mike Cox with the Navarro County Sheriff’s Department says child was found inside the missing explorer and her abductor was found dead nearby.

Deputies received a call which took them to the 3500 block of Oak Valley Road, a semi-rural area on the southwest side of the City of Corsicana. There they found the missing Ford with Jasliene Morales inside the vehicle. Deputies then broke out a window to rescue Jasliene from the vehicle.

The body of Jose Martinez was found nearby. He was pronounced dead. Justice of the Peace Bob McQuary ruled the death a suicide.


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