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James Leon Nordrum Jr. (File / Photo courtesy of St. Louis County)

Accused kidnapper Nordrum recovers from neck wounds as charges are reviewed

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James Leon Nordrum Jr. is hospitalized under the 24-hour watch of St. Louis County sheriff's deputies as he recovers from two deep knife stab wounds to his neck that he allegedly self-inflicted when law enforcement officers said they rescued his son, 7-year-old Wyatt Nordrum, from him Saturday night.


Nordrum, 42, is charged with kidnapping and deprivation of parental rights in connection with allegedly abducting the boy on March 27.

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