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11-Year-Old Girl Found In Hotel After Allegedly Being Lured By Man She Met On Minecraft

An 11-year-old girl from Florida was allegedly kidnapped by a man she met while playing Minecraft. On Sunday, Alice Johnson’s dad noticed she was gone when he tried to wake up her for church.

The child was found on Sunday after police and FBI agents were able to track her down and find her in at a Holiday Inn in Georgia with 24-year-old John Peter Byrns, from Illinois, WESH 2 reports.

“This is someone that she’s been communicating with online under the guise of being a female and basically has just pulled her into a trap, so to speak,” the girl’s dad told the publication. He said he and Johnson’s mother believed she had made an online friend, a girl from Illinois.

 

Police said during a press conference on Monday, according to an ABC affiliate, that Byrns “lived in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, and he traveled quite a ways to get

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Missing Skier Who Disappeared In Adirondacks Found In California ‘Confused,’ Wearing Same Ski Gear

It’s a truly baffling story. A skier went missing from Whiteface Mountain in upstate New York on Wednesday. Now, he’s turned up alive five days later, wearing the same ski clothing, but in Sacramento, California.

Police have not revealed how Constantinos “Danny” Filippidis, 49, of Toronto, traveled 2,900 miles, but they have said that they do not believe he flew across the country because his identification was still in upstate New York, NBC 5 reported.

His belongings and car were still in the parking lot, located in the Adirondacks. Over the last week, police crews, helicopters and hundreds of volunteers combed the mountain in hopes of finding Filippidis.

The man, a firefighter, has no history of mental illness or substance abuse, according to various reports. He called his wife on Tuesday from California, confused.

The president of the Toronto Professional Firefighters’ Association told Syracuse.com that “he kinda found himself.” Filippidis vanished during his

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Kidnapped Mom Of Pittsburgh Pirates Catcher Elias Diaz Found

The kidnapped mother of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz has been found. As People reports, 72-year-old Ana Soto was taken from her home in Maracaibo, Venezuela while hanging out with her neighbors.

Her son was with her as he had been visiting. He had left the home just 15 minutes prior to the kidnapping.

According to the BBC, she was found in the home of a police officer where she was being held. It appears that officials within law enforcement were involved in the kidnapping. Six people, five of them officers with the state police force, were arrested in connection the abduction. As the news organization shares, sports stars are often targets of kidnappings in the area due to the possibility of the abductors obtaining large ransoms.

Soto was taken for a medical check-up at a nearby hospital. She is said to be in good health. No ransom was paid in this

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16-Year-Old Found Dead In Woods Was Set To Testify Against Man She Said Raped Her

A 16-year-old girl found murdered and left in a wooded area of Kalamazoo, Michigan, was prepared to testify in a rape trial in April, and now the man she was going to testify against is reportedly a person of interest in her death.

Mujey Dumbuya’s body was discovered by a couple taking a stroll on Sunday, January 28, according to WWMT. The teen, who is from Grand Rapids, had gone missing three days earlier.

Immediately, the death was called suspicious by Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety investigators. According to WWMT, multiple sources have stated that Quinn Anthony James is a person of interest in Dumbuya’s death. He is the same man whom she accused of raping her multiple times since she was 15.

James, 42, reportedly worked for Dumbuya’s school system until the rape allegations emerged in November, WOODTV reported. He was arrested and charged with four counts of criminal sexual conduct with a

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Mystery Surrounds 24-Year-Old Woman Found Murdered In Apartment One Day After Birthday

Authorities are investigating the death of a 24-year-old woman in Columbus, Ohio. As WKBN reported, Rachael Anderson’s body was found in her apartment on Monday. She had celebrated her birthday a day before.

“We don’t know exactly what happened, what caused her death, but the homicide unit is currently investigating,” Sgt. Dean Worthington said. Authorities are currently trying to find out what happened to the Youngstown State University graduate and aspiring funeral director

At the moment, there are no motives or suspects, and the manner of death has not been revealed.

“From here, the homicide detectives will wait for the coroner’s office to determine the cause of death and, of course, they’ll continue to look for any witnesses and suspects that may be out there,” Worthington said.

Authorities got suspicious when Anderson didn’t show up for work at the Shaw-Davis Funeral Home. She also wasn’t answering her phone.

“To know Rachael was to love

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Rachael Anderson Found Murdered Day After Birthday | Crime Time

Authorities are investigating the death of a 24-year-old woman in Columbus, Ohio. As WKBN reported, Rachael Anderson’s body was found in her apartment on Monday. She had celebrated her birthday a day before.

“We don’t know exactly what happened, what caused her death, but the homicide unit is currently investigating,” Sgt. Dean Worthington said. Authorities are currently trying to find out what happened to the Youngstown State University graduate and aspiring funeral director

At the moment, there are no motives or suspects, and the manner of death has not been revealed.

“From here, the homicide detectives will wait for the coroner’s office to determine the cause of death and, of course, they’ll continue to look for any witnesses and suspects that may be out there,” Worthington said.

Authorities got suspicious when Anderson didn’t show up for work at the Shaw-Davis Funeral Home. She also wasn’t answering her phone.

“To know Rachael was to love

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Who Killed This Aspiring Model Who Was Found Shot In The Head?

An aspiring model from Houston, Texas was found murdered inside her apartment on Friday evening. Danielle Chaney’s boyfriend made the gruesome discovery, according to KTRK. She was reportedly shot on her bed, according to Chron.

Chaney, 20, was pronounced dead at a hospital shortly after. Her mother Betty Harris told KTRK, “I’ve cried so much in the last couple of days. I mean, I’ve never cried this much in my life. I’ve never felt this kind of hurt ever. I can’t even explain how this pain hurts so bad. This is my baby. She was so full of life. Everybody loved her. She was just so full of life with so much love in her. She wanted to be everything. She loved fashion. She loved makeup. She was very artistic.”

The aspiring model was also taking classes at Texas Southern University.

When KTRK checked out the scene, they saw an

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Woman Found Shackled To Couple’s Bed Was Allegedly Being Kept As Wife’s ‘Slave’

A woman was allegedly shackled and kept as a slave by the wife of the man she allegedly had an affair with for nearly a decade. The victim was found shackled to a bed inside an Ovilla, Texas home in late January after the victim contacted police with an electronic tablet given to her by the suspects.

According to an affidavit, the victim, a 51-year-old woman, told police she woke up restrained and shackled in that home after having a drink with 51-year-old Jean-Claude Demars at a gas station, WFAA reports. She said that he told her that she was now the slave of his wife, 48-year-old Charlotte Demars. Her main task was to clean up dog feces inside the home. Police said the victim was only given a bucket for her own restroom needs. Chains, leg and hand cuffs and collars were found in the home.

The victim’s affair

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Kim Cattrall’s Brother Found Dead After Going Missing

Kim Cattrall’s brother has been found dead in Canada. As CNN reports, Christopher Cattrall was found dead just 24 hours after the veteran actress asked fans to help her locate her missing sibling on social media.

Yesterday, she took to Twitter to share the news about her brother’s death. “It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall. At this time we ask for privacy. We want to thank you all on social media for your outpouring of love and support in this trying time.”

According to Corporal Chris Warren, media relations representative with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, officers found the 55-year-old Christopher Cattrall, 55 on his property in Blackfalds, Alberta. Warren said that no cause of death is known but it did not appear to be suspicious. The statement shared, “Preliminary information indicates that his death

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Yoga Twin Found Not Guilty Of Driving Off 200-Foot Cliff To Kill Sister In Hawaii

Alexandria Duval was acquitted of the second-murder of her twin sister on Prosecutors accused her of deliberately driving off a cliff in Hawaii to intentionally kill her business partner and identical twin Anastasia in 2016. On Thursday, she wiped tears from her eyes as the judge read her verdict. Alexandria decided to have a judge, not a jury, decide her fate.

Birney Bervar, Alexandria’s defense attorney, told The Maui News, “It’s been an extremely emotional ordeal for her. You can’t imagine losing your twin sister in that kind of catastrophic, tragic accident, then being charged with causing the death of your sister, which she didn’t. She’s extremely relieved.”

Prosecuting Attorney J.D. Kim was a little less thrilled, telling the Associated Press that, “I’m disappointed. The facts clearly show it was at least reckless behavior.”

Both twins were 38 at the time of the crash when an SUV carrying the sisters went

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