Suspect Arrested in Abduction of Springfield Girl

Published 02/19 2014 07:49AM

Updated 02/19 2014 08:24AM

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo.) A suspect has been arrested in the abduction of a missing Springfield girl.

Springfield police arrested 45-year-old Craig Michael Wood.

According to KOLR, Wood is in custody in Missouri on first-degree murder charges.

Police say a tip lead officers to a house in Springfield where they found the suspect's vehicle last night.

Investigators say evidence of foul play was also found at the house.

Police say 10-year-old Hailey Owens disappeared from her in front of her home when a man in a gold Ford Ranger pick-up truck grabbed her.

Family members reportedly said that the body of Hailey Owens was found, however, police have yet to confirm or deny the statement.

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