Suspect in Mansfield murder, kidnapping found dead

MANSFIELD, Ohio (WTVN) -- The suspect in a murder and apparent kidnapping in Mansfield was found dead in his car early Thursday.

It's believed Dakota Steagall, 20, took his own life after a police chase that ended in Wooster.

Police had been hunting for Steagall in connection with the murder of a 22-year old woman at an apartment complex in Mansfield.

At the crime scene, police discovered the woman's two-month old baby missing.  The child was later found safe with relatives.

(ABC6/FOX28 reporter Mike McCarthy contributed to this story.)

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