Child Found Safe Following Mother's Death in Custody Transfer

Amber Alert for 2-Year-Old Boy Abducted from San Antonio

A Texas man suspected of killing his estranged wife and kidnapping their toddler died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday.

Richard Jose Concepcion, 37, and his son were found by authorities in Guadalupe County almost two hours after an Amber Alert was issued Sunday morning for 18-month-old Aaron Joseph Concepcion.

The 18-month-old was found unharmed in the backseat but Concepcion had shot himself.

The toddler is Hispanic, 30 in. tall, 20 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing white colored pajamas.

When they arrived at the scene around 8 a.m., 37-year-old Richard Concepcion was fleeing the scene with his 18-month-old son, Aaron Joseph Concepcion.

The San Antonio Police Department said in a tweet the suspect is wanted for homicide.

During a news conference on Sunday, Police Chief William McManus said that the incident happened during a custody exchange between Furey and Concepcion. They found the woman dead on the doorstep at her home. When Officers were en route a second call came in about shots being fired.

Concepcion drove a white 2016 Toyota Tundra with a military specialty bronze star, police said. Concepcion was an army staff sergeant on transition leave until his retirement. The suspect vehicle has a license plate that reads GH58MH with an Alaska sticker and a "Don't Tread on Me" flag with a snake.

According to police, there has been a history of calls regarding domestic disturbances at the home.

McManus said police believe the issues stem from when Concepcion moved out of the home where the murder happened.

More information was not immediately available.



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