Jane Velez-Mitchell

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Missing teen's boyfriend charged with murder

Missing teen's boyfriend charged with murder

Two teens have been arrested with the murder of Danielle Locklear. Danielle was reported missing on March 11 after she left her grandfather’s North Carolina home.  One of the teens was the 17-year-old ex-boyfriend of Danielle.

Jane spoke to Danielle’s grandmother.

Cops: Teen may be with online predator

Cops: Teen may be with online predator

Lacey DeWent was reported missing Monday when she did not show up to her Albuquerque, New Mexico school. Police believe the 14-year-old may be with an online predator.  Lacey’s parents had recently taken out a restraining order against 26-year-old Robert Butler.  They say Butler had met Lacey online and the two had been communicating for the past year.

Lacey’s mom told HLN that she had recently found Robert hiding in Lacey’s closet.  She called the police but because Lacey had let him into the home they were unable to charge him.  Lacey’s mom then filed the restraining order but she says Robert repeatedly violated it. 

Kahlil Tatum's nephew: He was a caring man

Kahlil Tatum's nephew: He was a caring man

The nephew of suspected kidnapper Kahlil Tatum tells Jane Velez-Mitchell that his uncle was a caring man who would do anything to help others.

Eight-year-old Relisha is missing and her suspected kidnapper, Kahlil Tatum, committed suicide according to police.  Read more about the story here.

Grandmother of missing Relisha Rudd speaks out

Grandmother of missing Relisha Rudd speaks out

The grandmother of missing Relisha Rudd tells Jane Velez-Mitchell she thinks there is a lot more to this story than meets the eye.  

Eight-year-old Relisha is missing and her suspected kidnapper, Kahlil Tatum, committed suicide, according to police. 

Kidnapping suspect dead, but where's Relisha?

Kidnapping suspect dead, but where's Relisha?

Law enforcement officers continued to search Tuesday for 8-year-old Relisha Rudd, a day after police found the body of her suspected kidnapper in a Washington, D.C., park.

After "tentatively identifying" the body, police confirmed late Monday that Kahlil Tatum, the man accused of killing his wife and abducting Rudd, apparently killed himself with a gunshot to the head. But the search continues for the missing child.

Police: Kidnapping suspect is dead

Police: Kidnapping suspect is dead

While searching for missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd, police found the remains of an adult male in a Washington, DC park. On Tuesday, police positively identified the body as kidnapping suspect Kahlil Tatum.

Rudd was allegedly abducted by Tatum, a janitor at the homeless shelter where her family stayed.

Is body cops found linked to missing Relisha Rudd?

Is body cops found linked to missing Relisha Rudd?

HLN affiliates WJLA and WUSA reported Monday that police have found the body of an adult male in a Washington, D.C., park.

Police are searching for 8-year-old Relisha Rudd, who was allegedly abducted by a man named Kahlil Tatum. Police have not said whether the body they found in Kenilworth Park is that of Tatum. 

Police: Suspect may have killed Relisha

Police: Suspect may have killed Relisha

The police and the FBI are focusing their search for missing eight-year-old Relisha Rudd on a Washington DC park.  The park is only three miles away from where Relisha was seen on hotel surveillance video with alleged kidnapper and accused murderer, Kahlil Tatum.

Police say Tatum shot and killed his wife and has now disappeared, taking Relisha with him. Tatum worked as a janitor at the homeless shelter where Relisha and her family were living. Police say the last time Tatum and Relisha were seen together was on March 1. Authorities ask anyone with information to please call 202-727-9099.

How did Relisha's parents know her abductor?

How did Relisha's parents know her abductor?

New video released by the FBI shows missing eight-year-old Relisha Rudd in a hotel with accused murderer and kidnapper Khalil Tatum. The video is from February 26, the same night she disappeared. Police believe Tatumkilled his wife and took off with Relisha. 

If you have any information please call 202-727-9099.

Missing girl seen on surveillance tape

Missing girl seen on surveillance tape

New video released by the FBI shows missing eight-year-old Relisha Rudd in a hotel with accused murderer and kidnapper Khalil Tatum. The video is from February 26, the same night she disappeared. Police believe Tatum killed his wife and took off with Relisha. 

If you have any information please call 202-727-9099.

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