Captivity | featured news

Disabled adults found captive in Pa. basement

Four malnourished mentally disabled adults were found chained to a boiler in a locked basement room that was too small for an adult to stand up straight and also reeked of waste from the buckets they used to relieve themselves, police said Sunday. Three people were arrested.


Dugard's words tell vividly of her long ordeal

Dugard's words tell vividly of her long ordeal

In the newly unsealed transcript of her grand jury testimony, Jaycee Lee Dugard recounts her abduction and captivity and explains why she never tried to escape. At times, the voice is young and terrified — an 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped during the last week of school, raped for years and kept in line under threat of pain.


Subscribe to this RSS topic: Syndicate content