(UPDATED) AMBER ALERT: 8-Year-Old Girl Still Missing; Body of Woman Found

Body of woman found but no sign of girl.

MISSING: Relisha Tenau Rudd. (Photo MPD.)
MISSING: Relisha Tenau Rudd. (Photo MPD.)

Police who issued an Amber Alert for a missing 8-year-old Washington girl found a woman linked to the case dead from apparent trauma in a Prince George’s County hotel room on Thursday, according to law enforcement officials.

The missing girl, Relisha Tenau Rudd, was not located, according to The Washington Post. A District police official said they believe she is with a man who accompanied or was related to the dead woman.

Relisha is described as black, standing 4 feet tall and weighing between 70 and 80 pounds. She has black hair, brown eyes and medium complexion. Police also said she might need medication.

Original release from the Metropolitan Police Department:

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 8 year-old Relisha Rudd in a White 1976 GMC truck MD tag 305015. She may be traveling with Kahlil Malik Tatum and Rickie Sheridan Lyles.

If found please call 911 or the MPD Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.


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