By CBSNewYork Team

RAHWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey man charged with kidnapping his son has now been charged with murder in the death of the boy’s mother.

Authorities say 27-year-old Tyler Rios abducted 2-year-old Sebastian Rios and 24-year-old Yasemin Uyar last Friday and took them to Tennessee.

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New Jersey State Police issued an AMBER Alert after the boy didn’t show up for day care and Uyar didn’t show up for work.

Yasemin Uyar (Credit: Karen Uyar)

Rios and the child were located about 15 hours later in Monterey, Tennessee.

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Uyar’s mother confirmed later that night her daughter’s body had been found in a wooded area.

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Friends said Rios had a history of abusing Uyar and she had a restraining order against him.

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He was initially charged with first-degree kidnapping, but is now charged with first-degree murder in her death. He remains in custody in Tennessee pending extradition to New Jersey.

CBSNewYork Team