Kidnapped 2-year-old found safe in Rhode Island

Two men were arrested in  a Rhode Island double homicide and kidnapping of a 2-year-old child over the weekend.  (Credit: Metro Archives)
Two men were arrested in a Rhode Island double homicide and the kidnapping of a 2-year-old child over the weekend.
Credit: Metro file photo

The 2-year-old boy who was kidnapped from a Rhode Island home over the weekend has been found “in good health.”

Isaiah Perez was found wandering the streets of Providence on Sunday evening, apparently unharmed.

An Amber Alert was issued over the weekend after a double homicide in Johnston, R.I., where the child was kidnapped.

Two suspects were taken into custody Sunday evening for the murder and kidnapping: 22-year-old Malcolm Crowell was arrested in Fall River, Mass., and Daniel Rodriguez was arrested hours later in Providence. At the time of their arrest, the location of Isaiah had yet to be determined. Police were able to locate the boy a short time later.

“It was quite a distance from where we expected to find him,” Providence police Lt. Joe Donnelly told the Boston Globe. “We didn’t put it together right away that it was the child we were looking for. It took a bit of work to figure out it was the boy.”

The relationship between the toddler and his abductors isn’t known at this time.

“There’s a lot of moving parts when it comes to relationships. There are several different families involved, lots of friends and families involved,” Parillo said. “I’m just glad the child has been recovered safely. That was our main goal from the beginning.

“It’s a very sorrowful day that two people lost their lives this morning, but if there could be a happy ending, the happy ending is the child’s been located.”

Follow Metro Boston on Twitter: @MetroBOS



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
Local

NYPD: Suspect fleeing traffic stop shot by cop…

The NYPD said an officer temporarily reassigned for the Summer All Out program shot a suspect who slammed into two NYPD cars and hit a cop in Brooklyn.

Local

De Blasio and first family will travel to…

Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City's first family will travel to Italy later this month for a summer vacation.

Local

TIPS: How to take great photos during 'Manhattanhenge'

Grab your camera and make the perfect picture this Saturday.

National

Seinfeld emoji cound be available next week

Get your puffy shirts and your marble rye ready, America. Seinfeld emoji could become available as early as next week.

Gossip

PHOTOS: Topless Cara Delevingne advocates for 'Free the…

Supermodel Cara Delevingne is never one to shy away from the gaze of social media. Yesterday, she chose to advocate for the 'Free the Nipple' campaign via Instagram, where she…

Gossip

PHOTOS: Axelle Despiegelaere AKA "most beautiful" fan gets…

Axelle Despiegelaere, the "most beautiful" soccer supporter of this year's World Cup, was fired by L'Oreal for a hunting photo on her Facebook account.

Television

Final season of 'Glee' will be only 13…

The final season of "Glee" will officially be only 13 episodes, instead of the usual 22.

Entertainment

Complex characters, juicy scripts boost Netflix's Emmy nominations

The unconventional approach to TV at Netflix netted 31 Emmy nominations, a major achievement after plunging into original programing just last year.

NBA

GIF: LeBron James returns to Cleveland so deal…

To anyone out there who is upset about his decision, this .GIF is for you. Enjoy.

World Cup

A game of two popes: Vatican plays down…

By Philip PullellaVATICAN CITY (Reuters) - With Argentina meeting Germany in the World Cup final, the Vatican on Friday brushed aside talk of soccer rivalry…

NFL

Which Jets player has the best odds at…

Metro New York asked Bovada.LV to rank the top three contenders for the NFL MVP on the Jets.

World Cup

Argentina prevails in penalties, advances to final

The drama never seems to subside as the World Cup finally has its final two.

Wellbeing

Fart gas might prevent cancer

You might not like the smell, but fart gas might help prevent cancer.

Tech

Mesh sheds light on top 10 dating deal…

What are New Yorkers' top 10 dating deal breakers? Find out here.

Wellbeing

This Week in Health: Sexual headaches can be…

Sexual headaches: an under-discussed health issue Location: U.S. Results: If getting frisky brings on a headache, you’re not alone. Headaches associated with sexual activity represent a…

Food

Head to FiDi for free Chia Pods from…

They may have been last summer's darlings, but chia seeds have definitely not gone out of style. A great source of omega-3 fatty acids, they…