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The Latest: Woman denies link to Alabama child abduction

The Latest: Woman denies link to Alabama child abductionA woman described as a person of interest in the abduction of a 3-year-old Alabama girl is denying any involvement. Attorneys for 29-year-old Derick Irisha Brown of Birmingham released a statement Friday saying she had no role in the kidnapping and hopes for the safe return of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney. Brown and a man were arrested earlier this week after being described as persons of interest in the child’s abduction from a birthday party last weekend.



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Tech exec's body found in BMW after abduction in Santa Cruz, officials say

Tech exec's body found in BMW after abduction in Santa Cruz, officials sayPolice say Tushar Atre was kidnapped from his California home around 3am and officers located vehicle that afternoonAuthorities say Tushar Atre, the 50-year-old owner of a digital marketing company, was abducted on Tuesday from his home in Santa Cruz. Photograph: APThe 50-year-old owner of a California marketing company was abducted from his oceanfront home in Santa Cruz and later found dead near his white BMW, authorities say.The Santa Cruz county sheriff’s office has released few details on the case. But on Tuesday, it reported it had received a 911 call early in the morning from the home of Tushar Atre, the owner of the digital marketing company Atre Net Inc.Atre had been kidnapped from his home around 3am “during a crime”, the office said, and he was last seen getting into a white BMW SUV.Deputies located the car on Tuesday afternoon in the Santa Cruz Mountains and found a body in the same location.“We have some unfortunate news, we have found the car associated with this case along with a deceased person,” the office said in a Facebook statement on Tuesday afternoon.On Wednesday afternoon, the office confirmed the body found was identified as Atre. “We have reason to believe the motive was robbery,” a sheriff’s office statement on Facebook said.Police are looking for at least two people in connection with the case, the local station KTVU reported on Tuesday.



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Gunman in 4 Wisconsin deaths may have imitated abduction of Jayme Closs

Gunman in 4 Wisconsin deaths may have imitated abduction of Jayme ClossRitchie German Jr., 33, killed his mother, brother and nephew and later killed a 24-year-old woman at another home before killing himself, police say.



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Uganda kidnapping: Arrests made in Costa Mesa resident Kimberly Sue Endicott's abduction

Uganda kidnapping: Arrests made in Costa Mesa resident Kimberly Sue Endicott's abductionUgandan police say they have arrested some people over the kidnapping last week of a Costa Mesa tourist who has since been freed.



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Wisconsin man arrested in teen's abduction, parents' deaths

Wisconsin man arrested in teen's abduction, parents' deathsBARRON, Wis. (AP) — A 21-year-old man killed a Wisconsin couple in a baffling scheme to kidnap their teenage daughter, then held the girl captive for three months before she narrowly managed to escape and reach safety as he drove around looking for her, authorities said.



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Inner strength and luck: Abduction survivors reflect on Wisconsin girl's ordeal

Inner strength and luck: Abduction survivors reflect on Wisconsin girl's ordealAll of them need inner strength and a great deal of luck, according to survivors and experts who have worked with such victims. Surely, Jayme Closs had her own well of fortitude, they said on Friday, celebrating the 13-year-old girl’s escape from captivity three months after her parents were murdered in northwestern Wisconsin and she disappeared. As survivors reflected on what it takes to survive such trauma, they praised Jayme for holding on long enough to find an opportunity to break free.



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Jayme Closs abduction suspect was a quiet student who hoped to join Marines

Jayme Closs abduction suspect was a quiet student who hoped to join MarinesJayme Closs, 13, escaped from a home in Wisconsin where authorities said she was being kept by Jake Thomas Patterson.



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Missing girl, 13, found in Oklahoma after alleged abduction

Missing girl, 13, found in Oklahoma after alleged abductionAuthorities found Aubrey Acree with a 23-year-old man in Checotah, Oklahoma, more than 900 miles from the girl's home in Rutherford County, North Carolina, according to the FBI.



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Israel arrests Palestinian officials suspected of abduction: lawyers

Israel arrests Palestinian officials suspected of abduction: lawyersIsrael has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem, their lawyers said on Sunday. The two men taken into custody by Israel were Adnan Gheith, who holds the largely ceremonial post of Palestinian-appointed governor of Jerusalem, and Jihad Al-Faqeeh, the head of Palestinian intelligence in the city. The Palestinian Authority condemned what it said was an “abduction” of the two Palestinian officials, but it did not comment on the specifics of the charges.



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Couple to get $2.5M after police called abduction a hoax

Couple to get $  2.5M after police called abduction a hoaxVALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — A couple reached a $ 2.5 million settlement with a Northern California city and its police department after investigators dismissed the woman's elaborate and bizarre kidnapping as a hoax.



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