Wife found dead after alleged abduction by husband previously accused of holding her captive

A woman who police say was abducted by her estranged husband early Tuesday morning was found dead in West Finley Township on Tuesday night, the woman's father told Pittsburgh's WPXI-TV.

State police confirmed that Tierne Ewing, 48, was found dead, and that her estranged husband and accused abductor, Kevin Ewing, was found alive. He was flown to a hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. It was not immediately clear how he was injured.
Police said Tierne Ewing was taken from a home on Blockhouse Run Road in West Finley Township by 47-year-old Kevin Ewing at about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities said the home belongs to Kevin Ewing's parents and that Tierne Ewing had been staying with them.

Around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, police converged on Walnut Valley Road in West Finley Township, where they believed Kevin Ewing was armed and hiding in a barn. The scene was tense when Channel 11 News arrived, but authorities began to clear the scene just before 11 p.m. Moments later, Tierne Ewing was confirmed dead.
Police have revealed few details about why the alleged abduction occurred, but online court records show an arrest warrant was issued for Kevin Ewing on kidnapping, terroristic threats, weapons charges and other crimes.
Police said the pair was traveling in a gray Hyundai Veloster with Pennsylvania registration KCS-2340, which Channel 11's Cara Sapida reported was found earlier in the day by investigators. There was no sign of the Tierne Ewing or Kevin Ewing at the time. 

Kevin Ewing is previously accused of holding Tierne Ewing hostage for 12 days in July, when police said he repeatedly beat and burned her. She had a protection-from-abuse order against him.

He had been wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet, but police said he cut it off before Tuesday's alleged abduction. Sapida learned that no one was notified when the ankle bracelet was cut.

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