State police have issued an Amber Alert for three children missing after their mother was found slain at their home in Montgomery County, Md., outside the nation's capital.

Police believe 41-year-old Kelechi Charles Emeruwa has abducted Elijah, Antinnoe and Jaachi Emeruwa.

Around 2:30 a.m. EST, county police responded to a report of an unconscious woman at a home in Burtonsville. They found the 36-year-old mother, Chidiebere Omenihu Ochulo, dead there.

The three children who live in the home and their father could not be found. He might be driving a blue Honda Civic, possibly with a Maryland license plate number MKZ-237.

Elijah is four, Antinnoe is six and Jaachi is eight. Police describe Kelechi Charles Emeruwa as a black man, 5'9" and 190 pounds.

Anyone with information about the children's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or 301-279-8000