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9-year-old boy found dead after abduction in Miami-Dade County

Alejandro was abducted by two unknown black males driving an unknown light blue 4-door sedan.
Alejandro Ripley: Amber Alert issued for 9-year-old abducted in Miami-Dade County
Posted at 8:20 AM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 09:09:07-04

A 9-year-old boy who was abducted in Miami-Dade County has been found dead, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

An Amber Alert was issued for a 9-year-old boy who officials say has been abducted in Miami-Dade County.

Alejandro Ripley was last seen near the intersection of SW 158th Avenue and Kendall Drive wearing a blue Captain America shirt, black shorts and black Crocs shoes.

He is described as 4 feet 11, weighing 120 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and a scar on his left leg.

Authorities say Alejandro has nonverbal autism.

According to officials, Alejandro was abducted by two unknown black males driving an unknown light blue 4-door sedan.

One of the abductors may be wearing all black clothing and black bandana as a face mask. Officials said he may also have cornrows in his hair.

Anyone who locates the suspects is asked to not approach and contact FDLE at 1-888-356-4774.