Manhunt for killer of Mike Huckabee’s Relative in Progress

Posted on 23 Jan 2012 at 7:51am

Manhunt for killer of Mike Huckabee's relative in progress

A relative of Mike HuckabeeMike Huckabee was found dead early Sunday morning, while the alleged killer is on the run, according to CBS News.  Sandy Carl Huckabee, a distant relative of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, was found dead in he and his current wife, Amy Huckabee’s home in Arkadelphia, where police were doing a welfare check after hearing her children had been abducted.

Law enforcement said Hux abducted his three children and ex-wife, Amy Huckabee in Arkadelphia, about 70 miles southwest of Little Rock. Hux, then drove 80 miles into El Dorado, dropped the kids off and continued on.  The children were not hurt, but his ex-wife, Amy Huckabee, was still unaccounted for as of Sunday evening, according to Union County Sheriff’s Capt. Clark Burton who reported it to The Associated Press.

What’s the family connection to the former presidential hopeful? The deceased, Sandy Huckabee’s father is Mike Huckabee’s first cousin.  Authorities have a warrant out for Hux. He is wanted for capital murder, kidnapping, burglary and firearms charges.

Last time Donald Hux was seen, he was operating a tan 2005 Chevrolet extended cab truck with the Arkansas license plate 487-MDZ. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Union County Sheriff’s office at 870-864-1970.