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Amber Alert issued for 15-year-old girl last seen with mother wanted for Carson murder

Posted at 5:41 AM, Apr 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-18 08:41:34-04

CARSON (KABC) -- An Amber Alert was issued for a 15-year-old girl who was last seen with her mother and another man who are wanted suspects in a Carson murder investigation.

Detectives are looking for Alora Benitez, 15. She was last seen Wednesday morning in Torrance.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the girl's mother and another man are suspects in the murder of a man who was found dead in the front seat of a white Audi parked behind the 400 block of East Carson Plaza Drive in Carson on Tuesday.

They were last seen driving a white 2013 BMW four-door sedan with Nevada license plate MARIMAR.

The two adults are considered armed and dangerous.

Alora Benitez is described as a Hispanic girl, five feet two inches tall, weighing about 100 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who spots them or the vehicle is asked to not approach them, but to call 911.

Anyone with information can also contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau, Detective Lawler or Detective Blagg at (323) 890-5500.

*Original story provided by ABC7.