Crimetracker: Endangered child alert ends, mom in custody

By: Hunter Nark Email
By: Hunter Nark Email

TAZWELL, Tenn. (WVLT) -- An Endangered Child Alert issued Tuesday night for a two-month old baby has ended. The Tazewell Police Dept. announced it has located Autumn Lee Bunch and taken her mother, Ashley Leach into custody.

Police suspected Autumn was taken by her parents. She had been missing since Monday. An arrest warrant had been issued for the 19 year-old Leach, police said at the time the alert was issued.

They did not say if the father, 23 year-old Aaron Bunch was located.


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