Amber Alert issued for children after mom found dead

SAN DIEGO (WFLX) - An Amber Alert in southern California for a 16-year-old girl and her 8-year-old brother. The alert went out after their mother was found dead Monday inside a burned-out house.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Office says a child's body was also found in the building.

Deputies say they still have no leads on where the children could be. "They could have gone to another state. They could have gone to another country, potentially. We just don't know at this point. They could be a mile from here. We just don't really have any information as to where they may have gone."

The sheriff's office has named James Dimaggio, a friend of the mother, as the suspect.

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