(WXYZ) - Almost a dozen Detroit Police and Michigan State Police officers with tracking dogs searched several vacant houses and lots on Ohio Street near Greenlawn looking for two missing children and evidence in connection with the murder of 27-year-old Alicia Fox.
After about two hours, they called off the search, coming up empty.
Alicia was found shot to death Monday night. On Thursday, 28-year-old Erin Justice, the father of one of the missing children was charged with her murder. He's being held where he was arrested in Atlanta, Georgia. He told a judge there today, he will fight extradition back to Detroit, which could take several weeks.
Police also say another 27-year-old man is under arrest and is expected to be charged as an accessory after the fact.
Police are receiving tips and were led to two dumpsters in Dearborn at the corner of Ford and Evergreen and found a box labeled "toys" and several family photos. They also recovered a Chevy Impala that was Alicia's car at a salvage yard in downriver Taylor. That was also being searched for physical evidence.
On Thursday night, hundreds of family and friends gathered for a vigil for Alicia and her two kids. They released balloons and prayed for a safe return of 8-month-old Kristian Justice and his 6-year-old sister Kaylah Hunter. They have also been missing for several days.
Detroit Police plan to hold a media briefing for Friday morning.