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New Jersey mom slain, Amber Alert issued for boys


LODI, N.J. (AP) — Police are searching for a New Jersey man they say abducted his two young children, whose mother was found fatally stabbed.

An Amber Alert was issued Friday evening for 7-year-old Anthony Jordan and 8-year-old Nicholas Jordan. Police say their father, John Jordan, took them from their elementary school in Lodi.

State police say the boys’ mother was found stabbed to death. No further information on her death was immediately available from authorities.

John Jordan is believed to be operating a 2007 black Honda Civic with New Jersey registration VHH37S. Anyone with information on the vehicle is asked to contact Lodi police at 973-473-7600 or New Jersey State Police.