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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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Uganda tour rerouted following kidnapping, ensuing traveler safety concerns

Uganda tour rerouted following kidnapping, ensuing traveler safety concernsTourists may be asking themselves if it's safe to travel to Uganda.



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Jake Patterson: Wisconsin man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and shooting her parents

Jake Patterson: Wisconsin man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and shooting her parentsJake Patterson has pleaded guilty to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents and holding her captive in a remote cabin for three months. The intentional homicide counts carry a sentence of life in prison. According to a criminal complaint , Patterson told authorities he decided she “was the girl he was going to take” after he saw her getting on a school bus near her home.



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Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing parents

Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing parentsBARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents, in a move that spares the girl held captive in a remote cabin for three months from the possible trauma of having to testify at his trial.



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Jayme Closs kidnapping: Jake Patterson writes letter explaining ‘complicated’ reasons for abducting 13-year-old

Jayme Closs kidnapping: Jake Patterson writes letter explaining ‘complicated’ reasons for abducting 13-year-oldJake Patterson, the 21-year-old man accused of kidnapping Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs and holding her captive for three months, has apologised to his former prisoner and claimed he had “complicated reasons” for the abduction. Mr Patterson said in the letter to a local NBC News affiliate that he would plead guilty to the charges he faces after the abduction, and the alleged earlier killing of the teen’s parents. “I knew when I was caught (which I thought would happen a lot sooner) I wouldn’t fight anything,” Mr Patterson wrote in the letter.



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Man charged in Boston kidnapping sent for mental evaluation

Man charged in Boston kidnapping sent for mental evaluationBOSTON (AP) — A man charged with kidnapping a 23-year-old woman in Boston sobbed in court Wednesday as he was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.



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Man charged with kidnapping after missing woman found in his apartment

Man charged with kidnapping after missing woman found in his apartmentAuthorities arrested Victor Pena after finding Olivia Ambrose inside his apartment.



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Woman fabricates attempted kidnapping story to Long Island police to cover up how baby was injured

Woman fabricates attempted kidnapping story to Long Island police to cover up how baby was injuredPolice on Long Island said a woman fabricated a story about an attempted kidnapping in order to cover up how her 1-year-old son was injured.



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Suspect Accused of Kidnapping Wisconsin Teen and Killing Her Parents Due in Court

Suspect Accused of Kidnapping Wisconsin Teen and Killing Her Parents Due in CourtThe girl was missing for nearly three months



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Complaint: Kidnapping suspect kept Wisconsin girl under bed

Complaint: Kidnapping suspect kept Wisconsin girl under bedBARRON, Wis. (AP) — For nearly three months, 13-year-old Jayme Closs was forced to hide in a 2½-foot space beneath her kidnapper's bed, going without food, water or a bathroom for hours, too terrified to flee from a man she knew had fatally shot both of her parents.



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