Amber Alert canceled for Charlotte child taken after homicide

She was reported missing early Sunday morning.
An Amber Alert has been canceled for a Charlotte toddler who is believed to have been abducted from the scene of a homicide.
Published: Feb. 13, 2022 at 12:47 PM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - An Amber Alert has been canceled for a Charlotte toddler who is believed to have been abducted from the scene of a homicide.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say Marlaya Monet Patterson was reported missing Sunday morning, Feb. 13.

[Police: 1 dead in north Charlotte neighborhood]

Her alleged abductor is believed to be her father Corey Lamont Patterson, a 29-year-old Black male standing at 5′6″ and weighing 140 pounds.

The two were seen leaving a home on the 1600 block of Swan Drive in Charlotte. Police say a woman was shot to death in the same home around 6:30 a.m.

Anyone with information about the case should call the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department at 704-336-7000.

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