4 Year Old Boy Found Dead After Amber Alert Is Issued in San Diego

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KTLA- The body of a missing 4-year-old boy was found Sunday in San Diego’s Mission Bay, hours after a stranger allegedly abducted the child and an Amber Alert was issued, KTLA sister station KSWB reports.

Wesley Hilaire, of Fiesta Island, was last seen walking near the water in the 2800 block of East Mission Bay Drive at Mission Bay Park around 7:44 p.m. Saturday, the San Diego Police Department told KSWB. Officials have spelled the boy’s first name as both Wesley and Wesle.

Early Sunday morning, officials said the search was expanded to include Riverside and Orange counties.

Witnesses told police they saw the boy walk away with a man.

The man was a stranger and had taken the child during a family gathering, KSWB reported.

He was described as black, 40 years old, with short black hair, standing about 6 feet tall and weighing 235 pounds, according to the California Highway Patrol. He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt, dark blue jeans with a hole in the right knee and flip-flops.

The child was described as black, with brown eyes, standing about 4 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 40 pounds, and last seen wearing red shorts and no shirt.

It was not immediately known if police were actively searching for the man after finding the boy’s body.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the San Diego Police Department at 619-531-2000.