Amber Alert Issued for Missing Girl

078-01-06 - PASADENA, Texas (AP) - A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for a three-year-old girl police say is missing after her other was fatally stabbed.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says Danielle Jimenez is about two feet tall with brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 40 pounds

A D-P-S statement says police suspect her father, 38-year-old Leandro Jimenez, in the stabbing last night of his estranged wife, Sonia Jimenez, and abduction of their child.

Investigators say the assailant apparently went from the stabbing scene in an apartment complex parking lot in Channelview to the woman's home in nearby Pasadena. There, they say the child was taken.

Leandro Jimenez is described as white, five feet eight inches tall, weighing 200 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a yellow pullover with blue jeans. He's believed to be driving a silver 2004 Chevrolet 1500 Silverado pickup with Texas license tag 9-N-G H-9-2. The truck has an extended cab, step side and chrome wheels.