AMBER Alert canceled after 2nd child found safe; police continue search for murder suspect


(WSPA) – A 3-year-old abducted along with her 1-year-old sibling by her father Monday, has been located.

According to an AMBER Alert news release, Dior Muhammad was located by authorities Tuesday.

Muhammad’s sibling, Aziyah Sana’a Garner, was found safe early Tuesday morning.

The children were allegedly abducted by Edward Silk Garner, Sr. and Edward Silk Garner, Jr.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Tweet, both kids were found with relatives at two different locations.

Police said in the Tweet that Edward Garner, Jr., went to police headquarters after seeing his photo on media outlets.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Edward Garner Sr.  killed a woman Monday before abducting Garner and Muhammad. 

Edward Garner Sr. is wanted for the murder of 28-year-old Aiesha Shantel Summers. He’s considered armed and dangerous.

Police Tweeted out around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday that homicide detectives have signed an additional arrest warrant against Edward Garner, Sr. for the murder of an unborn child after the medical examiner’s office determined that Summers was 24 weeks pregnant at the time of her death.

Edward Garner Sr., 35, is described as 6 feet 1 inch tall with short brown hair and brown eyes with a goatee.

The elder Garner may be driving a white 2000 Mercedes Benz S430 with N.C. license tag HCV-1629.  

Anyone who sees them is asked to call 911.

If you have information that could help police, call 704-432-TIPS.

Edward Garner Sr., left, and Edward Garner Jr., right (Photo credit: N.C. Department of Public Safety)

The elder Garner may be driving a white 2000 Mercedes Benz S430 with NC license tag number HCV-1629.   (Photo credit: N.C. Department of Public Safety)

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

High School Standouts
Ask the Expert
Find A Job
wspa news app free for download choose your store below
download the wspa news app from the apple app store
download the wspa news app from the google play store