A 23-year-old man in custody after being charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old girl from a residence in Gilman City, was found dead in his jail cell Tuesday night, August 13, in Wyandotte County, Kan.
Lt. Kelli Bailiff said Elijah McPike had apparently taken his own life. An autopsy was scheduled for the following Wednesday.
McPike was in the Wyandotte County jail awaiting his extradition to Harrison County, Mo. He was