LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — Police scheduled a news conference Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. to provide an update into their investigation of the kidnapping and killing of a little girl Friday night in Leavenworth.
Police say Cadence Harris, 5, was killed after she was kidnapped Friday evening from Atchison, Kan. Authorities pursued the suspect’s vehicle until it became disabled on westbound Highway 7 near Metropolitan. At that point, police say the suspect got out of the SUV and fired his gun at them, and they returned gunfire.
It is not yet certain when or how Cadence died.
Click here for more details on the shooting and pursuit and to hear what police said in an earlier news conference.