PHOENIX — Two children were found in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico, after an Amber Alert was issued for them in Phoenix in Sept. 2018.
Jonathan and Victor Nunez-Coronado were believed to be taken by their biological father, Dimas Coronado after he allegedly killed their pregnant mom, Oralia Nuñez and her roommate Omar Gonzalez.
On Monday, 12 News learned that on Jan. 29, Coronado was arrested in Puerto Peñasco, also known as Rocky Point, to be processed for extradition, according to Judge Fernanda Montero.
Montero also said the 8- and 5-year-old boys are with Sistema Nacional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia (DIF), a public institution that focuses on the welfare of the families.
12 News contacted DIF and confirmed Victor and Jonathan are under their care and they're safe, but couldn't provide any other information on the case.
The Amber Alert for the boys was cancelled on Friday after the Arizona Department of Public Safety said they were "located and are safe."
Phoenix police didn't want to make comments on the case and responded via email to 12 News:
"This is still an ongoing case and this time I cannot share any new information related to an arrest."