Amber Alert Update: Relisha Rudd

March 31, 2014

relishaRelisha Rudd was last seen on March 1, 2014. An Amber Alert was issued for her in the DC area on March 20, 2014. Since then, the vehicles featured in the Amber Alert have been found, the suspect’s wife was found dead in a hotel room in Prince George’s County, and video footage showed Relisha with suspect Kahlil Malik Tatum, who is now wanted for murder. Other media outlets have reported that video footage Surfaced showing Tatum purchasing a shovel, lime, and a trash bags on the day after Relisha was last seen, and that he was also in Kenilworth Park for a period of time. Since then, Tatum was seen in DC through March 20 (the day of the Amber Alert) however Relisha has not been seen since.

DC Police, with assistance from other agencies, have searched the area of Kenilworth Park in DC for signs of Relisha. A body has been found in the park, however it has not been confirmed to be Relisha or Tatum. Fox 5 DC is reporting that sources are saying the body is of an adult male.

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There is a total reward of $70,000 currently being offered for information leading to Tatum’s arrest, conviction, and for locating Relisha. There is a reward of up to $25,000 for Relisha’s location and return offered by the FBI, with a separate reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to Tatum’s arrest while the PG County PD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to Tatum’s arrest and indictment.

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