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Man arrested after person found dead in Kalamazoo; missing baby found safe

Kzoo Amber Alert
Kzoo Amber Alert
Posted at 3:50 PM, May 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-21 20:02:13-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety (KDPS) says a domestic situation Friday afternoon led to one death and one missing child.

Police say it happened in the 100 block of East Emerson in the city of Kalamazoo.

Michigan State Police sent out an Amber Alert for the missing 1-year-old before 4 p.m. Friday.

According to the Amber Alert, 32-year-old Eric James Smith took the child and police were looking for a 2010 white, Ford Crown Victoria with Michigan license plate ENC5120.

Around 4:30 p.m. Friday, Michigan State Police told FOX 17 the child was found safe and they have at least one suspect in custody.

If you have any information in connection to this incident, call 911 or KDPS at 269-337-8139.

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