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World Baby Faith found in bullet-ridden SUV reunited with dad after Mexico family massacre

06:55  08 november  2019
06:55  08 november  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Baby Faith was found unharmed about 12 hours later after relatives launched a search when learning of the attack from two of the older children who walked more than 10 miles back to All three families belonged to a fundamentalist offshoot of the LDS church, and had dual U.S. and Mexican citizenship.

The miracle baby , who was found unharmed after her family was ambushed and attacked on their way to a wedding by gunmen in northern Mexico , has Video shows an SUV riddled with bullet holes and filled with toys. Manuel Bojorquez reports from Mexico . Baby Faith found in bullet - ridden

The miracle baby, who was found unharmed after her family was ambushed and attacked on their way to a wedding by gunmen in northern Mexico, has been reunited with her father.

Seven-month-old Faith was found buckled into her car seat hidden in a floorspace of one of the three SUVs that was gunned down in a mountainous area near the Sonora-Chihuahua border. Her mother, 33-year-old Christina Langford Johnson, was killed during Monday’s attack.

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Faith has since been reunited with her father Tyler Johnson and was pictured smiling as he embraced her at their home. Soldiers assigned to Mexico 's National Guard stand by a bullet -riddled vehicle belonging to one of It was during this search that baby Faith was found in the back of the vehicle .

Baby Faith found in bullet - ridden SUV reunited with dad after Mexico family massacre . The burnt wreckage of a vehicle transporting a family living near the border with the United States is seen, after the family was caught in a crossfire between unknown gunmen from rival cartels, in Bavispe

Faith’s grandmother posted the baby's emotional reunion with her father on Facebook.

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“God is so good for sparing her life,” she wrote on Facebook. “She is a living angel and has brought hope to our family.”

Faith’s mother was traveling with her baby when she was killed. Johnson reportedly stashed her daughter on the floor of her Suburban and got out of the vehicle, waving her arms to show the gunmen she wasn’t a threat.

Her body was found about 15 yards away from the SUV.

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Put me in, coach.'" Baby Faith found in bullet - ridden SUV reunited with dad after Mexico family massacre The miracle baby , who was found unharmed after her family was ambushed and attacked on their way to a wedding by gunmen in northern Mexico , has been reunited with her father.

Baby Faith :Infant found in bullet - ridden SUV reunited with dad after Mexico family massacre . “When they got to the vehicle , they got her purse … I don’t think anyone questions the fact that it was targeted.” Almost a month after the attacks on three carloads of women and children who held dual

Baby Faith was found unharmed about 12 hours later after relatives launched a search when learning of the attack from two of the older children who walked more than 10 miles back to La Mora, a town in Sonora founded by fundamentalist offshoots of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Johnson’s funeral will take place Friday in Colonia LeBaron in Chihuahua.

Two funerals took place Thursday in La Mora for Dawna Ray Langford and Rhonita Maria (LeBaron) Miller and their children.

All three families belonged to a fundamentalist offshoot of the LDS church, and had dual U.S. and Mexican citizenship.

Contributing: Rafael Carranza, Daniel Gonzalez and Anne Ryman, The Arizona Republic. Follow Adrianna Rodriguez on Twitter: @AdriannaUSAT.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Baby Faith found in bullet-ridden SUV reunited with dad after Mexico family massacre

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — FBI agents are in Mexico helping investigate the fatal shootings of nine American women and children in northern Mexico last week. FBI spokeswoman Lauren Hagee said Tuesday that agents are "providing assistance at the invitation of the Mexican Government." "The FBI remains committed to working alongside our international partners to help bring justice to the perpetrators of this heinous act of violence," Hagee said in aFBI spokeswoman Lauren Hagee said Tuesday that agents are "providing assistance at the invitation of the Mexican Government.

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