ROUND ROCK, Texas (KWTX) The two missing Round Rock girls for which an amber alert was issued were found safe and Colorado officials confirmed the suspect involved is in custody.
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Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith, 14, and Luluvioletta Mariposa Bandera-Magret, 7, both of Round Rock, were found in Trinidad, Colorado Wednesday evening.
44-year-old Terry Allen Miles, of Round Rock, is now in custody.
Police said a deputy spotted the vehicle described in the Amber Alert on the west side of Las Animas County.
Miles was wanted as a person of interest in the death of the children's mother, Tonya Bates. Police said Miles and Bates were roommates.
Officers said they were called out to a home on the 2600 block of Leslie Court on December 30.
Bates was found dead inside her home.