A teenager held as a captive sex slave in a house for more than three years before escaping with a relative's help initially went there voluntarily but wasn't allowed to leave when she wanted to go home, an Illinois police chief said on Friday. Louis woman bolted from the home on Monday and told investigators her time in captivity included almost daily beatings and sexual assaults. One of those attacks resulted in a nowyear-old boy rescued when a police SWAT team raided the home next to a gas station on Thursday and arrested a year-old man and his mother, Clark said.
In Michelle Stevens' powerful, just-published memoir, Scared Selflessshe shares how she overcame horrendous child sexual abuse and mental illness to lead a satisfying and happy life as a successful psychologist, wife and mother. Here, an excerpt from the book:. Since birth, I had been Michelle Brechbill.
By Natalie O'Neill. June 27, pm Updated June 27, pm. A sex slave captured by ISIS was forced to eat her 1-year-old son with a side of rice, according to a gut-wrenching report.
It may seem like it couldn't take place in America, but sex trafficking is in fact happening throughout the country. Rebecca Bender says she was an all-American teenager growing up in a middle-class family in southern Oregon. At 17, Bender got pregnant and at 18, gave birth to a daughter and started community college.
Hers is not an isolated case in Eastern Europe, according to a priest familiar with the region. Anna, who has been taken in by the Regina Pacis center of the Diocese of Lecce, spoke publicly of her ordeal, which has lasted almost a year. I wanted [at least] one of the many soldiers who took me to bed to help me.
El Paso shooting that killed 20, wounded 26 being treated as domestic terrorism. She's the same mom cheering on her kids on the soccer field or sitting beside you in church. She's also however, spent most of her life living with a secret.
Gray News - A teenage boy in Florida was "introduced to sadomasochism and used as a sex slave" for nearly a year by six men, according to law enforcement. Petersburg Police Department announced charges in the case this week, which was investigated last year. They laid out the horrifying circumstances in which the boy, who authorities indicated had originally run away to live with the men, was held in a "filthy trailer, covered in animal feces.
Help end the pursuit. If you have any information on a case featured on the show, please call PURSUE or fill out our online form now. Investigate thrilling crime scenes, build the best crime scene investigation team and solve hundreds of cases. Ted Bundy: Mind of a Monster.
El Paso shooting that killed 20, wounded 26 being treated as domestic terrorism. The search for a missing teenager from Bush led Florida law enforcement to rescue a missing Florida boy, and broke up a suspected human trafficking ring. Petersburg Police said year-old Curtis Gruwell picked up the boy after luring him away from his family with the promise of a better life.