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Missing children, two mos, 2 years found in Mexico

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Posted at 3:20 PM, Jun 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-24 21:20:53-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — UPDATE Friday at 8:50 PM: The two Barrios siblings have been located by Mexican officials in conjunction with the U.S Marshals. The children are safe and will return home to the U.S. in the next few days.

A warrant was issued for the arrest of a mother of a two-month-old and 2-year-old after a missing child alert.

On Tuesday, Fort Myers Police officers went to assist Hillsborough County deputies in reference to two children missing.

In the initial investigation, FMPD found that both the children left with their mother, Evelin Sanchez-Rojas, and possibly a man identified as Inmer Barrios which is in violation of a court order according to FMPD.

On Thursday, detectives with the Fort Myers Police Department established probable cause to arrest Iris Barrios Ozorio

Ozorio will be charged with Interference with custody and providing false information to law enforcement during an investigation.

Both the children were entered into the FCIC/ NCIC as missing and endangered.

Detectives contacted the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) where it was determined they would issue a missing child alert. Detectives are also working closely with The U.S. Marshalls, The Federal Bureau of Investigations, and Homeland Security.