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Hostage Standoff on I-15 Ends Peacefully

A SUSPECTED LOUISIANA KILLER REMAINED IN A SOUTHERN UTAH JAIL MONDAY MORNING, FOLLOWING THE SAFE ENDING OF A 5-HOUR HOSTAGE SITUATION, SUNDAY.

THE UTAH HIGHWAY PATROL REPORTS, ZELAND ADAMS, 28, WAS ARMED, WHEN HE HELD A 2-YEAR-OLD HOSTAGE IN HIS VEHICLE, AFTER LEADING POLICE ON A HIGH-SPEED CHASE -- AND HAVING HIS TIRES SPIKED -- ON INTERSTATE 15, NORTH OF CEDAR CITY.

THE SUSPECT FINALLY SURRENDERED... AND RELEASED THE BOY, UNHARMED.

THE STANDOFF SHUT DOWN I-15 TRAFFIC IN BOTH DIRECTIONS.

 

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