On Thursday, police confirmed the boy's body had been found and 27-year-old Sedrick Johnson was arrested for serious bodily injury to a child - a felony.
'We still don't know who has the child or who took the child, ' Maj.
Johnson confessed to putting 18-month-old Cedric Jackson in a trash container in northeast Dallas.
When an Amber Alert was issued in May, Waterloo Region police emergency call centres received at least 10 complaint calls about alerts appearing on their cellphones and televisions.
The child's aunt told police she put Cedric to bed Tuesday night and he was gone when she woke up.
Jackson is described as an 18-month-old black male with black braided hair and brown eyes.
Cedrick was reported missing from the Twin Oaks Apartments, in the 9700 block of Whitehurst Drive, around 6 a.m. Wednesday. "We don't know 100 percent of what happened, but we all loved that baby". Thomas said that she and Cedric's father, Cedric Jackson Sr., were OK with the decision.
"He's not going to get up and walk off on his own", she said. "In addition, the Dallas Police Department have asked for the FBI" s assistance and they are now helping with the investigation.
Police have once again been receiving complaints from residents after issuing an Ontario Amber Alert at around 3:00 AM on Thursday.
"He's dead", she said.
"Investigators did not believe that the children had been taken with malicious intent, however they were concerned for the well-being of Mr. Easton and his grandchildren", the release says.
'We just want our son back, ' Thomas said outside Dallas police headquarters Wednesday.
Now police are questioning Jackson's parents and aunt at Dallas police headquarters. Max Geron, acting commander over Criminal Investigations Bureau of the Dallas Police Department, at a press conference.