Cape Girardeau PD identifies attempted kidnapping suspect

Cape Girardeau Police Department

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – Cape Girardeau police identified an attempted kidnapping suspect. However, the suspect died before formal charges could be filed against him.

The Cape Girardeau Police Department responded to the 1200 block of South Sprigg Street for a report of an attempted kidnapping on Sunday, June 19.

Police say the victim was a 19-year old female who had been able to fight off her attacker and cause him to leave the scene.

During the investigation, nearby local law-enforcement agencies helped in an attempt to identify and locate the suspect.

The investigation did identify a suspect. However, the suspect died before formal charges could be filed against him.

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