Missing girl found alive 18 years after disappearance

A young woman who was kidnapped 18 years ago in South Lake Tahoe has been found, officials announced Wednesday.
Jaycee Lee Dugard went into a police station in the Bay Area and announced her identity. She will be reunited with her mother, a resident of Riverside County later today.

Here’ what the AP is reporting:


SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — A woman who entered a California police station is believed to be 1991 abduction victim Jaycee Lee Dugard, who was 11 when kidnapped.
Deputies are 99 percent sure the woman is Dugard, said Lt. Les Lovell of the El Dorado Sheriff’s Department. He says DNA tests were being conducted.
Witnesses reported that a vehicle with two people drove up to Dugard and abducted her while her stepfather was watching.
Lovell says two people have been taken into custody.
The sheriff’s department has scheduled a news conference to discuss the case later today.

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  • Terri Keith

    Oh my…

    There’s no words to describe this amazing outcome…I just wish it would happen a lot more…

    Hope she’s ok mentally…

    (Can’t IMAGINE the parent’s emotions….or when it actually happened to the father….a parent’s worst nightmare…)

    Thank you Lord…

  • http://www.vacationrentalsad.com bblack

    Amazing…after all that time…well, finally there must be some closure for the family and friends of this young lady.

  • http://www.vacationrentalsad.com/ Lisa

    One can only imagine what this girl has been through for 18 years!!!! What an amazing story, it is a miracle that she is alive.

  • http://www.vacationrentalsad.com jacob watson

    I say burn him

  • http://www.vacationrentalsad.com jacob watson

    I say burn him