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3-month-old girl missing from NC is safe; Amber Alert is over

Rex Douglas Cochran Jr., left, and Heather Marie Cochran
Rex Douglas Cochran Jr., left, and Heather Marie Cochran North Carolina Department of Public Safety

An Amber Alert in North Carolina was canceled after police say a 3-month-old girl who was missing near Asheville is safe. Her parents, suspected of abducting her, were arrested.

The parents — Rex Douglas Cochran Jr., 39, 5 feet 7 and 185 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, and Heather Marie Cochran, 31, 5 feet 4 and 120 pounds with brown hair, green eyes and a tattoo that says "Faith" on the right side of neck — were being sought.

Police arrested the Cochrans, ABC11 Eyewitness News reported, after they were found in the basement of a home in Fletcher, N.C.

If you have any information about this case, call the Haywood County Sheriff's Office at (828) 452-6666 or 828-452-6600, or call 911 or *HP.

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