A woman who kidnapped a 19-day-old girl from a Harlem Hospital was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday, marking the final installment of a more than 20-year saga that is among the longest non-parental abductions in which a missing child was finally reunited with family. In February, Ann Pettway pled guilty to…
In 2005, the Connecticut Department of Child and Family Services opened a case that failed to discover the real identity of Carlina White, who solved her own kidnapping case earlier this month. Mystery solving is the hottest new DIY trend.
While baby-snatching may be very rare (unless you believe network procedurals), it does make you wonder: how much is crime and how much mental illness? And when it comes to trying Ann Pettway, does it matter?
Nedjra Nance always had doubts about the abusive, drug-addicted woman she knew as her mother, and she was right. It turns out the woman, dressed as a nurse in a hospital, had kidnapped her from her parents as an infant.