DC – Relisha Rudd Remains Missing as 9th Birthday Arrives | NBC4 Washington

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Wednesday marks the 9th birthday of a D.C. girl who disappeared from a homeless shelter nearly eight months ago.

There is still no sign of Relisha Rudd.

On Wednesday, D.C. police officers, FBI agents and and members of the community will distribute fliers detailing Relisha’s case. Distribution stations will be set up from 5 to 7 p.m. at the following locations:

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Search for Missing DC Girl Relisha Rudd Gets Renewed Attention | KTIC Radio

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(WASHINGTON) — The search continues for an 8-year-old girl who vanished from the Washington, D.C., area in March, months after her suspected kidnapper was found dead — with her case getting renewed attention due to the case of a missing University of Virginia student.

Relisha Rudd was last seen with Kahlil Malik Tatum, 51, a janitor at the family homeless shelter where Rudd and her mother lived. Police believe Tatum, also facing charges for his wife’s murder, kidnapped Rudd before he committed suicide. He was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound on April 1 in Kenilworth Park in northeastern Washington, the FBI said.

The search for missing UVA student Hannah Graham has sparked renewed interest in Rudd’s case, as supporters turn to social media to urge the public not to forget about the young girl.

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Family of missing girl Relisha Rudd, supporters to hold rally marking 95 days since her disappearance | WJLA.com

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WASHINGTON (WJLA) – The family of missing eight-year-old Relisha Rudd will participate in a rally Tuesday night to mark nearly 100 days since Rudd’s disappearance.

The rally, which is being organized by the Washington Interfaith Network, starts at 7 p.m. and will be held at the homeless shelter at the old D.C. General Hospital where Rudd and her family lived at the time of her disappearance.

Rudd, who has missing for 95 days, was last seen on March 1 with the shelter’s janitor, Kahlil Tatum.

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DC Police End Search for Relisha Rudd in Park – ABC News

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Police say they have concluded their search of a large Washington park where they thought they might find the body of a missing 8-year-old girl.

Police in the nation’s capital began searching Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens for Relisha Rudd last week. Chief Cathy Lanier says that the search of the park finished Thursday but that police found nothing that answers any questions about where Relisha is.

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Divers employed in search for missing girl Relisha Rudd | WAVY

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in Washington, D.C. are using divers and a crew of more than 100 people as they continue to search a large park for a missing 8-year-old girl.

Relisha Rudd was last seen on March 1 with Kahlil Tatum, a janitor at the city homeless shelter where Relisha lived. After authorities began searching for the girl, police found Tatum’s wife dead in a motel room in Oxon Hill, Md.

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D.C. Police: Search For 8-Year-Old Girl Relisha Rudd Now A ‘Recovery Operation’ « CBS Baltimore

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WASHINGTON (WJZ) — The search for an eight-year-old girl missing for nearly a month continues in Washington D.C. Police there are combing through a massive park in northeast Washington for any signs of the little girl.

Derek Valcourt has more on what led investigators there.

What police know so far does not sound good. One day after eight-year-old Relisha Rudd was last seen alive, the man she was last seen with bought large trash bags and spent time at a D.C. park.

Could the body of eight-year-old Relisha Rudd have been disposed of somewhere in the wooded areas of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Park in northeast Washington?

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Video surfaces that may be of missing girl Relisha Rudd – WTOP.com

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WASHINGTON – Nearly a month after she was last seen, there is no sign of eight- year-old Relisha Rudd. But a new video appears to show her in D.C. shortly after the previous last-known sighting of her.

The video shown by NBC4 appears to show Relisha with Kahlil Tatum at a hotel in Northeast just hours after what police had reported as the last time she was seen on Feb. 26.

Tatum, who is also known as Karl, is accused of murdering his wife at a Red Roof Inn in Oxon Hill last week shortly after an Amber Alert was issued for Relisha.

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