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AMBER Alert issued for 3-year-old girl from Washington

Melody Lopez was found safe after going missing Monday night.
Credit: WSP

WAPATO, Wash. — Three-year-old Melody Lopez was found safe after going missing Monday night. Police suspected she was taken by her non-custodial father, Jose Lopez-Madrigal, who they believed was suicidal.  

Melody is 2'11" and weighs 40 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She is Hispanic and was last seen wearing a white and red striped shirt with gray leggings.

Authorities believe Lopez was taken by her father, 32-year-old Jose Lopez-Madrigal. Lopez-Madrigal is a 32 year old, Hispanic male, with black hair and brown eyes, standing 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. The car initially described in the Amber alert was found, and is no longer associated with the suspect or victim.  

Anyone with information about Lopez's whereabouts is asked to call the Wapato Police Department at 509-877-4275.

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