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Body In Kenilworth Park Believed To Be Kahlil Tatum

Police discovered a body in Kenilworth Park this afternoon during an ongoing search for missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd.
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Police discovered a body in Kenilworth Park this afternoon during an ongoing search for missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd.

A body discovered today in Kenilworth Park is believed to be that of Kahlil Tatum, the suspected abductor of 8-year-old girl Relisha Rudd, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said in a press event this evening.

The search for Rudd is ongoing.

The search has been described by police as a "recovery operation," but there remains hope that the girl may be found alive.

This post will be updated as WAMU learns more.

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