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Bail Set At $250K For Man In Utah Highway Standoff

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge has set bail at $250,000 for one of five suspects in a Louisiana killing after police say he held a child hostage in a car on a southern Utah highway.

Louisiana State Police spokesman Albert Paxton says authorities have been seeking Zeland Adams on an arrest warrant in the killing of 27-year-old Quincy Wafer, of Kent, Wash.

Officials say Wafer was shot April 13 before being lit on fire the next day and left near a motel in Tallulah, La.

Utah authorities say Adams surrendered and safely released the 2-year-old boy Sunday afternoon after a pursuit that ended with a five-hour standoff.

The 28-year-old has been jailed in Iron County, Utah, on suspicion of evading police, kidnapping, endangering a child, marijuana possession and reckless driving.

Prosecutors have not filed formal charges.

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