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FBI offering reward in missing child case

Relisha Tenau Rudd

Relisha Tenau Rudd

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to the location and return of missing 8-year-old Relisha Tenau Rudd, the FBI announced late Monday.

The child is described as a black female, 4-feet tall, weighing approximately 70 to 80 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, and a medium complexion.

Law enforcement is also seeking information about Kahlil Malik Tatum, 51, of the 2500 block of N Street in Southeast Washington, in connection with the investigation. Tatum is described as a black male, 5-feet, 7-inches tall, and weighing 170 pounds.

According to the FBI, an arrest warrant has been issued in Prince George’s County, Md., for Tatum for the murder of his wife, 51-year-old Andrea Denise Tatum, also of N Street, Southeast Washington. The victim was discovered in a motel room in the 6100 block of Oxon Hill Road on Thursday.

Kahlil Malik Tatum

Kahlil Malik Tatum

A separate reward of up to $25,000 is offered by Prince’s George’s County Police Department to anyone who provides information leading to an arrest and indictment in Andrea Denis Tatum’s case.

The investigation is being conducted jointly by the Metropolitan Police Department, Prince George’s County (Maryland) Police Department, and the FBI’s Washington Field Office. Anyone with information is asked to call his or her local law enforcement or the FBI.

For more photos of the child, check out this missing person poster.

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