Alexander Zelaya is accused of murdering his girlfriend last month before kidnapping their 22-month-old child.
The incident began on Waco Drive in Fayetteville. The girl was later dropped off at a Virginia shopping center. Zelaya was later tracked down in Connecticut.
Right now, the child is staying with relatives.
Bond for Zelaya was set at $4.6 million. Zelaya is scheduled to be back in court next month.