3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > 100 lb. Club

OT: girl kidnapped 18 years ago found alive

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-28-2009, 01:08 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
TaraLee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 337

S/C/G: 288/seeticker/140

Height: 5'4"

Default OT: girl kidnapped 18 years ago found alive

Anyone else see this story (<--link)?
How absolutely disturbing!!! I started reading the article, thinking it was astonishing she was found alive. The chance of any abuducted child being found alive after only 48 hours missing is remote, but 18 years...than I kept reading, and got sick to my stomach!!
The man was on parole for rape and kidnapping. He had a huge compound in his backyard...how did parole officers miss this?!?! I get the overburdened/overworked stressed to the hilt program may not have been able to make ALL the required visitis, but one really thorough search would've been all that was needed to save this girl!!
Least there was a happy ending to this story... to bad it didn't come sooner.
__________________
Tara
1st 5%:


Long Term:[url=http://www.TickerFactory.com/weight-loss/wIluyhi/]

Last edited by TaraLee : 08-28-2009 at 09:27 PM.
TaraLee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2009, 01:11 PM   #2
Go Blue Team!
 
Nella's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 540

S/C/G: 197.6/195.8/140

Height: 5'2"

Default

I saw this on the news this morning and was in shock! They were in a neighborhood with the houses quite close together and this girl lived in the backyard the whole time. She even gave birth to 2 girls, the first when she was 14.

I'm so glad she was alive, but my goodness! How could NO ONE have seen/heard her for 18 years!?!?
__________________
Nella is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2009, 01:38 PM   #3
Member
 
FromFat2Fit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Alabama
Posts: 69

S/C/G: 289.5/ticker/175

Height: 5'7

Default

The neighbors actually did see them and saw that they lived in tents...but they never reported. A lady said her husband told her to mind her business. Such a sad story. I am too nosey. From what I understand how she was found was because a student at Berkley just didn't feel right about what she saw. Thankfully, she followed her gut.

I can't imagine that this woman and her children will ever be able to completely recover. So, so sad.
__________________


"You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance." Lee Iacocca
FromFat2Fit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2009, 01:48 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
TaraLee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 337

S/C/G: 288/seeticker/140

Height: 5'4"

Default

It was a security officer at Berkley...she alerted his parole officer after running a background check.
None of the articles I read mentioned anyone seeing them. All the neighbors claimed they couldn't see into the backyard cause it was lined with trees, but if someone did see and didn't report that makes it thousands of times worse!!
__________________
Tara
1st 5%:


Long Term:[url=http://www.TickerFactory.com/weight-loss/wIluyhi/]
TaraLee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2009, 02:06 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
bargoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Davis, Ca
Posts: 23,149

S/C/G: 204/114/120

Height: 5'

Default

My heart goes out to the now 29 year old woman and her two daughters who have never had a normal life and Jaycee hasn't had a normal life since she was 11 years old. Think of her parents they lost an 11 year old and are returned a 29 year old woman with children. I think it is unlikely that they will ever have the happy home that they have yearned for all these years.Too much abuse has happened , how will they ever recover ?
__________________
Goal 12/21/2007
bargoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2009, 06:06 PM   #6
Hi From Canada, eh?
 
Trazey34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Canada, eh?
Posts: 2,362

S/C/G: check the ticker :)

Height: 5'8

Default

I doubt they'll ever recover, and I doubt the two children can ever be 'normal' after an existence like that. Horrifying. It's like that crazy German guy I think? Had his own daughter in a dungeon under the house for something like 30 years and her children by him as well, ugh the world is a sick horrifying place at times. You only hope some kind of justice is coming their way at some point.
__________________

Started: 323
Now: 171 - nope, 165 now!
NOPE -- 162 now! Holy crap i've lost a PERSON!
Goal: 160


"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily." - Zig Ziglar
Trazey34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2009, 07:01 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Sunrose's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: California
Posts: 303

S/C/G: 270/See Ticker/160

Height: 5'7"

Default

I grew up about three miles from that house! It's very disturbing!
__________________
Sunrose is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-29-2009, 12:00 PM   #8
banned
 
sunflowergirl68's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: California
Posts: 632

S/C/G: 213/ticker/135

Height: 5'5

Default

This hits a little close to home because I live in Nor Cal and a lot of my friends grew up hearing about this case and watched it on the news when they were little, and now she's found and they're just all blown away.
sunflowergirl68 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:42 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2