Suspected abductor found dead; 8-year-old still missing

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- DC Police tentatively identified the body of an adult male found at Kenilworth Park in Northeast Washington to be that of Kahlil Tatum, the alleged abductor of missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd.

Police said the likely cause of death is suicide. But, what happened to the missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd? We will have the latest updates on this story tonight at 11.

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Stay tuned on all the updates online.


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