Relisha Rudd was absent from school for 30 days before school officials notified the D.C. Child and Family Service Agency on March 13. It was another six days before the agency began their investigation. Now Relisha is the subject of an intense manhunt by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies who believe Kahlil Malik Tatum, 51, killed his wife and took the 8-year-old across state lines to Atlanta.
Tatum is charged with murdering his wife, Andrea Tatum, according to AJC.com. Police believe Tatum has ties to the Atlanta area.