5-year-old found dead in Anne Arundel County, suspect in custody

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Police say they found a 5-year-old dead of apparent trauma Saturday morning in Anne Arundel County.

Officers say they found the child around 8:15 a.m. in the 4100 block of Apple Leaf Court in Pasadena.

Police say the suspect fled the scene and has been taken into custody "in a nearby state."

Police did not identify the suspect and say there is no ongoing threat to public safety.

Police say their investigation is ongoing and will release more information later.

This is a developing story. Check back later for updates.