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AMBER Alert issued in Rosenberg, Texas for Leylani Ordonez

Leylani Ordonez was pronounced dead on Wednesday morning after being taken to a hospital, police said. Her father, Alexander Barrios Ordonez, is also dead.

ROSENBERG, Texas – The 1 year old girl in the middle of a AMBER Alert from Rosenberg died after a chase with her father early Wednesday Rosenberg Police Department.

Leylani Ordonez was pronounced dead on Wednesday morning after being taken to a hospital. Her father, Alexander Barrios Ordonez, 24, is also dead.

Leylani was last seen just after 6 p.m. on Tuesday. That Rosenberg Police Department said she had been kidnapped by her father.

Police said her father stabbed a man and stole his tow truck before he drove Brooks Avenue near 1st Street where Leylani was being watched by her babysitter. He then set out with Leylani in an unknown direction.

That Zuckerland police station said around 2 a.m. Wednesday their officers spotted Ordonez in the truck near the university and Highway 6 near an HEB store. The driver refused to stop and the chase ended in Rosenberg an hour later.

The chase ended at FM 762 near the Southwest Freeway when one of the agencies assisting in the chase deployed spiked strips to slow the stolen vehicle.

Police said the man got out of the city truck and was holding the baby in his arms. She was already bleeding. Then the father stabbed himself.

“We do not know the exact time of the baby’s injury. But we do know that the baby was already bleeding when he got out of the vehicle,” said Lt. RPD’s Suni Jugueta. “I don’t know if it happened right before he got out of the vehicle, but we know it didn’t happen when he got out.”

RPD said the baby was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

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