Missing child case, stabbing involving his mother related, SAPD says

Kayeden Mathew Stutzman found safe with family member, his mother remains hospitalized

SAN ANTONIO – The stabbing of a 31-year-old woman triggered an AMBER Alert on Wednesday after the whereabouts of her 2-year-old son were not known, San Antonio police said.

The child, Kayeden Mathew Stutzman, was later found safe with a family member in Live Oak and the Alert was called off, police said.

The woman, who police have not identified, called 911 around 4:45 a.m. saying that she had been stabbed. When officers arrived to the 11700 block of Parliament Street, the woman was found stabbed several times, according to a preliminary police report. She was transported to University Hospital in critical condition and was only able to provide officers limited information.

SAPD is searching for 2-year-old Kayeden Mathew Stutzman and 28-year-old Erik Stutzman, a suspect in the toddler's disappearance. (Texas DPS)

When police later found out that the woman had a young child and were not able to determine his whereabouts, the AMBER Alert was issued. The Alert, issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety, said that Erik Stutzman, 28, was considered a suspect in the boy’s disappearance. Their relationship was unknown.

SAPD has not commented on the man, only saying that the missing case and the stabbing are related. The investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made.

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