New Jersey state police have issued an Amber alert for two young boys they say may have been taken from school by their father after their mother was found stabbed to death in their Lodi home.
Anthony Jordan, 7, and Nicholas Jordan, 8, were picked up by their father, 47-year-old John Jordan, at their school, Wilson Elementary School in Lodi, on Friday, according to police.
The boys were last seen wearing their school uniforms, a maroon-colored collared shirt and khaki pants, police say.
Police were not immediately disclosing further details on the stabbing death of the mother, who has not been identified. Investigators blanketed the area near the Garibaldi Avenue home Friday night.
The boys’ mother and father were estranged, though it’s not clear if they were legally separated or divorced.
Family members of the mother’s new boyfriend were frantic with worry.
“Just please, just bring them home, they need to come home,” said the boyfriend’s sister,