FULTON COUNTY, OH (WCMH) — A missing 10-month-old baby has been safely recovered following a statewide Amber Alert that was issued out of Fulton County.
Police say at 5:09am Tuesday, James Christoper Ramey, 27, forced his way into a home located in the 900 block of Fernwood Avenue in Delta, Ohio. Officers say Ramey then shot the child’s mother in the chest before abducting the infant boy and the victim’s stepmother, Deborah Mangas.
When police arrived at the home, they found the child’s mother, Amanda Mangas, 23, suffering from the single gunshot wound and rushed her to the hospital. She later died.
Police then quickly issued an Amber Alert for 10-month-old Winston Ramey.
Police say several investigative leads led to them to Fulton County, Indiana where the suspect taken into custody without incident during a traffic stop. Both the abducted child and adult were located in the vehicle unharmed.
James Ramey now faces Aggravated Murder charges in the death of Amanda Mangas. The investigation is ongoing, and additional charges are possible.