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Amber Alert suspect Jody Haskin located in Rifle

Jody Haskin shot himself near the Walmart in Rifle, according to the Garfield County Sheriff's Office.

The man wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a 12-year-old girl on the western slope was located Friday morning, according to the Garfield County Sheriff's Office.

A spokesperson for the department says he was found near the Walmart in Rifle around 7:30 a.m. He shot himself and has since died, according to the sheriff's office.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation tweeted late Thursday that 12-year-old Raeanna Rosencrans was found safe at a Walmart. She is in the custody of law enforcement.

Raeanna was not physically hurt, according to police in Grand Junction.

Haskin, a registered sex offender, is the girl's stepfather.

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