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Police searching for missing children of slain mother

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Police are searching for two young children after their mother was found shot to death. The mother was found in a vacant Detroit home by a relative who responded to an anonymous tip.

It had been two weeks since Alicia Fox’s family had heard from her. On Monday night, a relative discovered her badly decomposed body. Wayne County medical examiner’s office spokeswoman, Mary Mazur revealed that an autopsy found that Fox had been shot twice in the head.

Fox’s death was ruled a homicide and as of Tuesday afternoon, police had not identified any suspects. Mazur said, “The body was severely decomposed. There is no way to tell exactly the moment of death.”

In addition to investigating the murder of Fox, they are searching for her two missing children, Kaylah Hunter, 6, and Kristian Justice, 6 months. The last time Fox and her children were seen was around may 24.

Police Chief James Craig spoke with reporters on Tuesday saying, “What’s most important is locating the children. We’re doing everything we can.” The FBI and the Michigan State Police have been called in to help search for the children.

Detroit police spokesman Officer Adam Madera said, “A family member got a tip from an unknown person” to go to the vacant home. “This family member discovered the body and called 911.” Fox’s children have different fathers and Madera said of the fathers, “As of right now they seem to be cooperating.”

Fox’s car is also missing. Fox’s neighbor, Chris Jones told police that he hadn’t seen Fox or the man who was living with her since around Memorial Day. Jones said, “There was a U-Haul truck out there. It looked like they were moving.”

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