Duson, LA (KMSS) — Am Amber Alert that was issued for a three-year-old girl in Lafayette Parish has been canceled after officials say she has been found safe.
After a violent domestic encounter with his wife, Ransom Taylor arrived at his mother-in-law's home on Paul Molbert Road just outside of Duson where his three-year-old daughter Kailey Taylor, was being cared for and took her and his mother-in-law's car a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville.
Ransom gave the child to a friend who made arrangements to meet with investigators for the child's return.
Before finding the child, Ransom sent a text message to his wife threatening to kill himself and their daughter.
Kailey is currently in the custody of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and is in good health. She will soon be reunited with her mother.
The investigation is ongoing.