Kidnapping

January 04, 2019 - 10:20 am
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina man missing for months was fatally beaten and stuffed into a metal dog cage. The Fayetteville Observer reports 23-year-old Ryan Dewain Chavis was charged Thursday with murder, kidnapping and conspiracy in the death of Charles Anthony...
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January 03, 2019 - 1:50 am
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — A man charged in the killing of a Georgia teacher who disappeared 13 years ago is now accused in a separate rape and kidnapping case. News outlets report Warner Robins police are seeking 34-year-old Bo Dukes on charges including rape in a Tuesday attack. Police say...
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January 02, 2019 - 6:27 am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina teen is accused of breaking into a woman's home, beating her and forcing her to drive away as police arrived. The Herald reports Rock Hill police responded to a report of domestic violence on Sunday between a woman and 19-year-old Zuinquarius Dimitry McCrorey...
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FILE - This 2016 photo provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Wanda Barzee. Barzee, who helped kidnap Utah's Elizabeth Smart, is living a couple of blocks away from an elementary school in Salt Lake City following her release from prison in September. Utah's online sex-offender registry lists 73-year-old Barzee as living in a house near a school for kids ages pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Federal probation officers didn't return a phone message, but Barzee's supervised release guidelines don't seem to prohibit the arrangement. (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
December 31, 2018 - 6:48 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart is living several blocks from a Salt Lake City elementary school following her release from prison in September, according to Utah's sex-offender registry. Wanda Barzee, 73, is listed in the registry as living in an apartment near the...
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December 27, 2018 - 12:12 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The family of a woman who a convicted kidnapper said he killed wants to find her body and have someone charged with a crime. A prosecutor said during Thomas Evans' guilty plea to kidnapping a 4-year-old Charleston girl in September that he told the FBI he stabbed his...
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December 25, 2018 - 5:22 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A regional governor in Cameroon says armed English-speaking separatists attacked a French-speaking town, killing one person, kidnapping 15 others and burning 86 homes in the country's restive North West region. Governor Augustine Awah Fonka said the attack on Monday was the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 file photo, former Late Night talk show host David Letterman waves during a political rally in Muncie, Ind. A man once accused of plotting to kidnap Letterman's son and nanny has been released from a Montana prison for a second time after serving additional years for violating parole. (Jordan Kartholl/The Star Press via AP,File)
December 22, 2018 - 2:18 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A man once accused of plotting to kidnap retired talk show host David Letterman's son and nanny has been released from a Montana prison for a second time after serving additional years for violating parole. The Great Falls Tribune reported Saturday that Kelly Allen Frank...
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December 21, 2018 - 1:43 pm
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina sheriff's deputies have been suspended for not following up on evidence linking a 2016 rape to a released felon now accused in the death of a teenage girl. News outlets report the Robeson County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Maj. Anthony Thompson...
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December 20, 2018 - 7:46 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The death penalty is not off the table for a Navy veteran charged with killing a Virginia woman whose kidnapping inspired the creation of an Amber Alert-like system for missing adults. Eric Brian Brown was arrested last year in connection with the September 2017 kidnapping of 19...
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December 18, 2018 - 3:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities in Maryland and Washington, D.C., say a second man accused in the kidnapping and rape of a Maryland woman has been arrested in North Carolina. News outlets report D.C. police say 29-year-old Mark Blue was arrested Monday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Authorities...
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