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Sad New Update About The Homeless Man Who Kidnapped His 7-Month-Old Son And Told His Mom She'd 'Never See Him Again'

Photo: Norman Police Department
Jody Minjarez

The boy, Jody Minjarez, was found dead a short time later.

The body of an Oklahoma infant was found a short time after his biological father attacked his biological mother and kidnapped him. 

According to police, 31-year-old Victor Manuel Minjarez violently attacked 7-month-old Jody Minjarez's mother in her home on Feb. 19 and then ran off with their son.

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The victim obtained an emergency Victim Protective Order on Feb. 23 that ordered Victor to return Jody to her. That same day, through communication he had with one of his friends, Victor sent the mother a message saying that she would never see her son again. 

Because of the message and other information police obtained during their investigation, an Amber Alert was sent out about the boy's disappearance

Norman Police Department

Police officers said they believed the child to be in imminent danger, and they were right

Victor fled with the child by driving a rented U-Haul pickup truck. He is currently homeless and has no known place of residence. 

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On Mar. 7, police announced that they had found Victor at a residence in Oklahoma City. They took him into custody and said they were still searching for Jody. 

However, a short time later they said they found the 7-month-old's body inside the home. 

According to arrest reports, Victor was booked into Oklahoma County Jail on charges of first-degree murder and desecrating a human corpse. 

Police are expected to release more information soon. 

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