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  • Suspect in girl's kidnapping has died (Alisa found yesterday)

    07/08/2010 6:20:42 AM PDT · by mmanager · 42 replies
    St. Louis Post Dispatch ^ | July 8, 2010 | PATRICK M. O'CONNELL
    HAWK POINT • The prime suspect in the abduction of a Louisiana, Mo., girl is dead, the Missouri Highway Patrol said Thursday morning. The suspect shot himself in the head when authorities closed in Wednesday afternoon, a day after the little girl was found alive in a St. Louis County strip mall parking lot. Cpl. Jeff Wilson of the Missouri Highway Patrol said the man died at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Charles. The patrol didn't confirm the man's death until Thursday morning. Police sources say the suspect is Paul S. Smith, a sex offender who...