The infant was discovered in the vehicle nearly five hours after other children were offloaded at daycare.
In 2014, Van Dyke sent a death threat and picture of a noose to a Twitter user.
"It appears one vehicle ran the other off the highway," Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Saxton told Newsweek of chase Michigan man and woman allegedly took deputies on during brutal cold spell around midnight on Thursday.
The suspect was a steroid user who worked at nightclubs as a bouncer and strip dancer, according to his cousin.
"It's just tragic," said Constable Alan Rosen.
"We will not be intimidated."
The 25-year-old accused of plowing a rental van into a group of pedestrians in Toronto praised mass killer Elliot Rodger.
The victims ranged in ages from their mid-20s to 80s, Toronto Police Services Detective Sergeant Graham Gibson said at a press conference on Tuesday.
Before running a van into pedestrians, the suspect wrote a Facebook post praising a 2014 shooting and alluding to a now-banned Reddit channel.
At least nine people were killed and another 16 were injured when the van struck pedestrians.
Police are trying to figure out who last rented the U-Haul.
He admitted to lying about communications he had with Rick Gates, who is also facing charges.
After news broke that authorities were investigating the alleged rape, the teen retweeted news stories and said, "SHARE THIS, yes its about me."
The cell accumulated around 120 canisters of butane gas at a safe house south of Barcelona.
Critics say the cover art risks stoking greater Islamophobia in France.
The authorities were "starting from zero" in the search for the van driver, allowing him significant lead time to escape their grasp.
Abdelbaki Es Satty died in a faulty explosion at the cell's safe house a day before attack, police say.
Catalan officials believe the suspect on the run is the driver of the van in the Las Ramblas attack.
He said they should not make the same mistake as Venezuelan or Algerian Jewish communities.
The focus of the investigation is turning to the brother of Driss Oukabir.
After two attacks, authorities are trying to pin down a wider cell.