THORNTON, Colorado (KDVR) – After five days of searching, a 2-year-old Thornton and her parents were found near the US-Mexico border south of San Diego on Friday evening. Now adults Liu Nei Li and Zaiqiao Feng are being held for child abuse and drug accusations.
Li and Feng are currently being held in San Diego and are awaiting extradition to Colorado.
The 2-year-old is in safety and in protective custody.
Relatives turned to the police earlier this week after finding the family's 5-year-old daughter unattended in the front yard of the house.
The 5-year-old said the parents would go to the grocery store.
Authorities found illegal marijuana cultivation when executing a search warrant in the home.
The parents and toddler were intact when they were found on Friday evening.
The investigation is ongoing.
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