UPDATE: According to our Memphis affiliate, WPTY, Antonio Whitlow remains in custody for previous charges of aggravated assault. He is awaiting arraignment at 8:30 in the morning in Memphis. It is not clear, as of yet, when he will be extradited to Little Rock.
UPDATE: Authorities say a missing 12-year-old Arkansas girl has been found alive, along with the man suspected of abducting her and killing her adoptive parents.
Little Rock police spokeswoman Sgt. Cassandra Davis said Saturday that police officers in Memphis, Tenn., found 33-year-old Antonio Whitlow and his parents' adopted daughter, 12-year-old Amber Whitlow.
She says both Amber and Antonio Whitlow were in police custody in Memphis.
Davis says Amber showed no signs of injuries.
Davis said Antonio Whitlow was wanted on two counts of capital murder in connection with the slayings of his 65-year-old parents, Annette and Bobby Whitlow.
Davis says the elder Whitlows were found dead in their Little Rock home on Saturday. She wouldn't say how they died.
An Amber Alert issued for Amber Whitlow has been canceled.
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(KATV) A double homicide and kidnapping earlier today leave neighbors in a quiet Little Rock street in shock and disbelief.
It happened in a family home on Zion Rd. Annette and Bobby Whitlow were found dead in their home. Their adopted daughter, Amber Whitlow, was abducted shortly after by the man accused of the murder.
Edgar Miller, a close friend of the family, still cannot believe how he has lost his friends.
"It's sad. I mean it's sad," said Miller. "It's horrible and it's really hard to digest right now," he said.
A neighbor of the couple says the murder and kidnapping worry her.
"It's kind of scary, having kids. Not knowing if they're coming back," said Tyra Atkins, who has a young daughter.
An Amber Alert was issued today for 12-year-old Amber Whitlow. The Arkansas State Police have named Antonio Whitlow as a suspect in the girl's disappearance.
"His daughter was the same age as my grandson and they would always come down, my grandson would always come down and play with them," said Miller.
Miller says the loss of this minister and his wife will be felt by many.
"It's a hurting thing," said Miller. "We're going to suffer a great loss," he said.
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