Manhunt suspect pleads guilty to avoid trial

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – The Clark County man that sparked a three day manhunt pleaded guilty Monday.

Mark Edwards will be sentenced July 2.

He pleaded to several charges including unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, interference of custody and violation of a protection order.

Edwards took off with a 14-year-old girl in March.

He ran off with the same teen once before in September 2013.

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