Police: Man involved in AMBER Alert of 4yo found dead

Posted at 6:00 PM, Oct 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-14 08:04:36-04

A man whose disappearance with his son triggered an AMBER Alert in Florida was found dead in Baltimore by police. 

The AMBER Alert was issued September 28, 2016 for a missing 4-year-old boy who was traveling in a car with Maryland tags. The boy, Norris Dail Jr., was found safe in Maryland that day.

Police believed the boy was with his father, Norris Dail Sr., who was suspected in the death of his girlfriend. According to police, she was found in a Jacksonville apartment complex earlier that day. 

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Dail Sr. was found Wednesday in a wooded area in the 1200 block of North Woodington Road in southwest Baltimore. According to police, he died of a single gunshot wound to the head.

The 26-year-old was wanted on a first degree murder warrant in Jacksonville, Florida. Homicide detectives believe that the gunshot wound was self inflicted.

**Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect Dail Sr. was found by police on Wednesday. 

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