Police in Texas issue Amber Alert for 4-year-old boy after mother is found dead

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Denton police have issued an Amber Alert for 4-year-old Richard Alekzander Lara after discovering her mother dead inside a Denton insurance agency on Saturday.

Denton police spokesman told Fox News that the missing child's father, Ricardo Lara Martinez, is a person of interest in the homicide. 

Police identified the dead woman as 27-year-old Maria Isabel Romero Medina, of Denton.

According to the police, an employee of the insurance agency came to the business and found the victim dead inside. The Dallas Morning News identified the agency as Sanchez Insurance Co. and said Lara Martinez, 23, may have abducted him.

The boy’s mother and the father had been in a relationship, the paper said, but were no longer seeing each other.

The missing child is three feet tall, weighs 55 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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