Arizona mom, 30, dies clinging to speeding car as son was being abducted by non-custodial dad

18 days ago

Phoenix news, Arizona news.

Arizona authorities said that a loving mother had sacrificed her life when she continued clinging to a car driven by her baby son’s dad as he abducted him.

Brittany Martie was spotted hanging in a speeding car on Tuesday evening by several witnesses who then called the police.

The mom was loading her 10-month-old son Abel Maes into her vehicle when the baby’s father, Eric Maes, broke into the driver’s seat and sped away.

The 30-year-old woman held on to the car as it sped off in an attempt to stop the abduction but was ultimately thrown on the road, sustaining fatal wounds.

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  • Martie was dead when arrived at a local hospital and an Amber Alert was issued for Abel.

    At 1 a.m., the baby was found abandoned, authorities said without elaborating on his condition.

    The suspect also abandoned Martie’s car and some witnesses reported seeing a man running while holding a child near Cactus Road, Phoenix.

    Anyone with information regarding Maes’ whereabouts is asked to contact the police and consider him dangerous.