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Montebello father captured, children safe in televised freeway drama
Montebello father captured, children safe in televised freeway drama

The first glimpse of Daniel Perez in nearly a week was when he stepped out of a car with dark-tinted windows on a San Diego County freeway Thursday morning, carrying his cell phone and one of his four boys. Another son stood by his side. Sharpshooters were zeroed in on Perez. The 43-year-old Montebello father was suspected of kidnapping his four children, ages 6 to 11, and considered a person of interest in the death of his wife — the boys' mother. A day before, Montebello police had found the body of Erica Perez in the trunk of the family's car. Now Perez was cornered. As a helicopter news camera captured the moment, one of his other boys stepped out of the car and...

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