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Amber Alert update: 8-year-old boy missing from Jacksonville found safe, father charged with murder

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Eight-year-old Ja’Rell Lewis and 37-year-old Terrell Lewis of Jacksonville were both found safe, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday afternoon.

According to JSO, Terrell Lewis has been charged with three counts of 2nd-degree murder, following the triple murder at an Arlington apartment complex Friday morning.

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Action News Jax is at the apartment complex where Terrell and his son were found in St. Nicholas. A mobile command center has been set up near a bridge in the area and several officers appear to be searching the water.

The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information on this incident should contact JSO at 904-630-0500.

The Florida Amber Alert was issued around 2:30 p.m.

According to the alert, Ja’rell was last seen in the 2600 block of University Boulevard North in Jacksonville.

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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said the Amber Alert is related to a murder investigation where three adults were found shot dead in an Arlington apartment on Friday morning.

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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said they may be traveling in a 2006 black Suzuki Forenza with the Florida tag number 72BEYB. Action News Jax crews saw that car being towed away from an apartment complex in St. Nicholas around 4:30 p.m.

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