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Abducted Woman Calls 911 as Alleged Captor Sleeps – Leading to Discovery of 3 More Bodies

Originally posted 09/15/2016 10:00AM

The desperate 911 call of an abducted Ohio woman led police to her alleged captor – and the discovery of the bodies of three more women, reports say.

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Montana Mother Kidnapped at Rest Stop Calls Family Before Being Found Dead in Trunk of Her Car

Originally posted 09/08/2016 09:00AM

A Montana mother who was kidnapped and held captive was able to call her husband and police before being found dead in the trunk of her own car, authorities say.

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'Jacob, I'm so Sorry:' Mother of Jacob Wetterling Gives Emotional Statement After Son's Killer Confesses

Originally posted 09/07/2016 11:30AM

The mother of Jacob Wetterling, the 11-year-old Minnesota boy who went missing in 1989 before his remains were found last week, is speaking out about the startling confession her son's killer gave Tuesday in a federal courtroom.

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Jacob Wetterling: 15,000 Mourners Leave Lights on to Honor Missing Boy After His Remains Are Found

Originally posted 09/05/2016 01:55PM

A Minnesota community's hopes for Jacob Wetterling's safe return may be dashed – but as they proved this week, his life and his family have not been forgotten.

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Jacob Wetterling's Remains Found After 27 Years: 'We're Struggling with Words at This Time,' Mom Says

Originally posted 09/03/2016 01:20PM

Nearly 27 years since his abduction, Jacob Wetterling's remains have been found, authorities said in a statement released Saturday evening.

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Natalee Holloway's Mom Is Still Seeking Justice 11 Years After Daughter's Disappearance in Aruba

Originally posted 08/29/2016 10:10AM

Natalee Holloway's mother has not stopped seeking justice since her daughter vanished 11 years ago. And she says she knows who's behind the teen's disappearance.

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American ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller Stood Up to 'Jihadi John' Fellow Captive Reveals

Originally posted 08/24/2016 09:30PM

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos New details about American Islamic State hostage Kayla Mueller's time in captivity will be revealed in an upcoming ABC News 20/20 special report, including a standoff with terrorist Jihadi John.

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Filed Under: Kidnapping, 20/20, ABC News
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South African Woman Who Kidnapped Newborn Child 19 Years Ago Is Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail

South African Woman Who Kidnapped Newborn Child 19 Years Ago Is Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail

Originally posted 08/15/2016 10:45PM

A South African woman has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for kidnapping a baby 19 years ago and raising the child as her own, according to reports.

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Arrest Made in Disappearance of Ohio 20-Year-Old Sierah Joughin, Though She Has Not Been Found

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Arrest Made in Disappearance of Ohio 20-Year-Old Sierah Joughin, Though She Has Not Been Found

Originally posted 07/22/2016 06:40PM

A 57-year-old man has been arrested and charged with abduction in connection with the disappearance of an Ohio woman, PEOPLE has confirmed. The missing woman, 20-year-old Sierah Joughin, has not been found, but authorities said Friday they have "no reason" to believe she is dead.

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3-Year-Old Arkansas Girl Allegedly Kidnapped by Mother Without Custody

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3-Year-Old Arkansas Girl Allegedly Kidnapped by Mother Without Custody

Originally posted 07/15/2016 03:15PM

Police in Arkansas are searching for a 3-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her mother who no longer has custody of the child, PEOPLE confirms.

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