Police capture 18-year-old wanted for slayingsNov. 15, 2005
By ASHLEY M. HEHER, The Associated Press
BELLEVILLE, Ind. -- A man wanted in a Pennsylvania double homicide and apparent abduction of a 14-year-old girl was captured Monday after a car he was driving crashed in Indiana following a police pursuit, Indiana State Police said. The girl was found unharmed.
State Police 1st Sgt. Dave Bursten said David Ludwig, 18, was arrested about 11:30 p.m. CST after a car he was driving crashed about 20 miles west of Indianapolis.
Bursten said Ludwig was found with the missing girl, 14-year-old Kara Beth Borden, a daughter of the slain couple who was apparently Ludwig's girlfriend.
Footage from news helicopters in Indiana showed a girl sitting in a police cruiser, and a young man wearing a gray T-shirt was handcuffed sitting next to a red Volkswagen Jetta that had run head-on into a tree.
The site is some 600 miles from the scene of the killings.
Authorities in Pennsylvania had said Ludwig had his parents' red Jetta.
Ludwig and Borden were brought to the State Police post in Putnamville, where they were being questioned, 1st Sgt. Steve Hibler said.
Pennsylvania authorities talked with Indiana State Police but had little new information, said Richard F. Garipoli Jr., police chief of Warwick Township.