Missing baby may be in Georgia; Amber Alert issued

Missing baby may be in Georgia; Amber Alert issued

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Authorities are looking for Rex Cochran Jr. and Heather Cochran in the search for a missing 3-month-old. (Credit: North Carolina Department of Public Safety)
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  • Rex and Heather Cochran took Cali Cochran from North Carolina, officials said.
  • They may be traveling to Valdosta or Ocala, Fla.
  • Cali is 20-inches-tall and 10 pounds. She has brown hair.

A 3-month-old girl who was abducted from North Carolina may be in Georgia, authorities said.

An Amber Alert was issued for Cali Cochran after Rex Cochran Jr. and Heather Cochran took her from Haywood County, according to officials. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety has not disclosed the relationship between the three, who may be traveling in a gray 1999 GMC Suburban K1500 to Valdosta or Ocala, Fla.

Valdosta is about 230 miles south of downtown Atlanta, and Ocala is about 80 miles northwest of downtown Orlando. 

Cali is 10 pounds and 20-inches-tall, officials said. She has brown hair.

Rex Cochran, 39, is 5-foot-7 and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Heather Cochran, 31, is described as 120 pounds and 5-foot-4. She has brown hair, green eyes and a “Faith” tattoo on the right side of her neck below her jaw, authorities said.

Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Haywood sheriff’s office at 828-452-6666 or 828-452-6600. 

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