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The mid-February kidnapping death of a 10-year-old Springfield girl has led to calls to change Missouri's Amber Alert system.

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A man charged with kidnapping a University of Missouri student has been captured after eluding officers for several days.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that 23-year-old Brian Adkison of Columbia was caught while authorities were investigating a residential burglary call. He is jailed in Morgan County.