Child allegedly taken by father in Ohio located safe in Indiana

FULTON COUNTY, OHIO - An Amber Alert was issued for a 10-month-old Ohio boy Tuesday, March 14, after he was allegedly abducted by his father.

The Amber Alert stated James Christopher Ramey, 27, and 10-month-old Winston Ramey were in a black 2006 Town and Country van, possibly headed to Chicago.

Around 10 a.m., the Fulton County Sheriff's Department learned the vehicle might be in Marshall County. Two deputies on US 31 spotted the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop, according to Fulton County Sheriff Chris Sailors.

"Suspect that was listed in the Amber alert was taken into custody. At this point in time we have him lodged, or held in our jail, pending the investigation," Sailors said. "Holding him for now until Fulton County Ohio gets whatever paperwork they need around and of course, FBI," Sailors said.

Winston and Debra Mangus, the child's step grandmother, were found safe, according to Sailors.

"She’s ok. She’s currently being interviewed by FBI and like I said, that’s about all I can answer at this point. I don’t have too many more details," Sailors said. "We did call our local Child Protective Services in to assist us with the child, make sure of the well being of the child at this point."

Just after 5 a.m. Tuesday, James allegedly kicked in the door of Amanda Mangus' home, shot her and took Winston, according to 13ABC in Toledo.

Amanda died at the hospital.

Amanda recently took out a protection order and started dating someone else. Amanda had been living with her dad and stepmother, Debra, according to 13ABC.

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