2 Kids Abducted By Their Father After Mother Shot to Death

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March 15, 2018

Police are searching for two young kids who were taken by their father late Wednesday night. A 3-year-old and a 2-year-old girl are believed to be in imminent danger.

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Illinois State Police and Markham Police Department are searching for Lynn Roby, 3, and Jordyn Washington, 2. Authorities believe they have been taken by their 46-year-old father, Lynn Washington.

According to Markham Police Chief Mack Sanders, Washington fatally shot his wife (the kid's mother), Lakisha Robie, 27. The shooting happened at 1.34 a.m. at a BP gas station at 167th and Pulaski.

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Robie was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office pronounced her dead.

 

Since November 30, Washington has had a protection order and was prohibited from having any contact with the kids.

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Washington is described as a 5-foot-9, 180-pound black man. He is reported to have tattoos on his neck, right arm, left arm, and chest. Washington and the children were last seen in a 2004 or 2005 Chevrolet Malibu or Impala.

Anyone with information on the children's or Washington's whereabouts, please call 9-1-1.

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