Police said Leslie Austin, 39, died Tuesday night after exchanging gunfire with police in Greenville while fleeing after kidnapping his girlfriend and their child in Jefferson City, Mo., and killing a 67-year-old man during an attempted carjacking. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities said two people, including a man who formerly lived in Champaign and Rantoul, are dead following a kidnapping, attempted carjacking and lengthy police chase that started in Missouri and ended in southern Illinois. read more

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