Articles Tagged with abduction

Abducted: Missing Amish Girls, 12 and 6, Found Alive

Two Amish girls that were abducted on Wednesday have been found safe.

Two young sisters from an Amish community in upstate New York that were reported abducted on Wednesday evening have been found safe, the AP reports. Fannie Miller, 12, and Delila Miller, 6, were discovered about 36 miles from their home, cold and wet, but safe. The girls were taken from the family’s roadside stand at… Read more »

Elizabeth Smart Advises Fellow Kidnapping Victim

Smart on TODAY.

Past victim of abduction Elizabeth Smart appeared on NBC’s TODAY to give advice to a California woman recently rescued from decade-long captivity. Smart was kidnapped at the age of 14 in 2002, sexually assaulted, and held captive for nine months. Elizabeth’s statement to the rescued woman, whose name has not yet been released, was to… Read more »

Georgia Man Decapitated, Wife Still Missing

Russel Dermond Found Decapitated, Wife Missing

The Dermond family was torn apart Tuesday when Russell Dermond, 88, was found decapitated, and his 87-year-old wife, Shirley Dermond, disappeared without any news. The Georgia couple seemed peaceful and sweet, and authorities are confused as to why the murder happened. “The best we can determine from all sources is that this was a perfect… Read more »

Abducted Child Markell Beasley Dies In Missouri Murder-Suicide

Abducted child Markell Beasley

Abducted child Markell Beasley, sought by Missouri police since Saturday, was found shot to death on Christmas Eve in Cape Girardeau after family members, for some reason, handed him over to the man who then kidnapped and killed him. The body of Demetrius Beasley, 40, who police believe kidnapped the 6-year-old boy, was also found… Read more »

Son Returns to Mother After 5-Year-Long Abduction

Son Returns to Mother After Five-Year-Long Abduction

SAN DIEGO, CA -A mother has finally been reunited with her seven-year-old son after he was abducted five years ago by his father and taken away to Mexico. According to NBC News, the San Diego Attorney’s office says that the young boy had been living with his grandparents near Mexico City after his father, Julio… Read more »

Mother Stops Own Daughter’s Kidnapping With Shotgun

Mother Stops Own Daughters Kidnapping With Shotgun

Fresno County, CA – A woman fought and chased off her own daughter’s would-be kidnapper with a shotgun on Tuesday. Fresnobee reports that a man broke into the Brianne Rodriguez’s house on the 8000 block of South Maple Avenue at around 8:39 am. She desperately fought the assailant inside her home, even while being continually… Read more »

Tucson Police Scouring City For Missing 6-Year-Old Girl

Missing 6-Year-Old Tucson Girl

Tucson police on Sunday are desperately searching for 6-year-old Isabel Mercedes Celis. According to Sgt. Maria Hawke of the Tucson Police Department Isabel’s disappearance is being called a “possible abduction” and a “suspicious disappearance” by investigators. Also involved in search efforts are agents from the US Marshalls, the FBI and the Pima County Sheriff’s Department…. Read more »