Kailey Taylor is currently in the custody of Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Deputies. She is in good health, good spirits and being reunited with her mother.
Ransom Taylor delivered the child to a friend who made arrangements to meet with investigators for the child's return.
An investigation continues into the matter but the most immediate matter of Kailey's safety had been resolved.
Amber Alert being cancelled.
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for Ransom J Taylor 30 years old who has his 3 year old daughter with him an Amber Alert has been issued for the child 3 year old Kailey Kristy Taylor.
After a violent domestic encounter with his wife Ransom Taylor arrived at his mother-in-law's home on Paul Molbert Road just outside of Duson where Kailey was being cared for and took Kailey and his mother-in-law's car a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville 4 door white with LA license plate XHM285. The vehicle was taken without the consent of the owner.
Ransom is 30 years old and is wanted for unauthorized use of a moveable, he is a black, male 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds he has a scar over over his left ear. Two tattoos one on his left bicep (picture of a naked female) and one on his right wrist (word "Kristal"). Ransom was last seen wearing black pants, black jacket and black boots.
Kailey is 3 years old she is a black, female about 3 foot tall and weighs 34 pounds. She has black hair braided to both sides and brown eyes. Kailey was wearing a lime green shirt and pink and white pants.
Ransom and Kailey have not been seen since 1:04 AM.
Shortly after 1 AM Ransom did send a text to his wife threatening to kill the child and then himself.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911