June 24, 2024

Carlee Russell’s Parents Say She Was Kidnapped

The parents of Carlee Russell, the 25-year-old Alabama woman who mysteriously disappeared for more than 48 hours last week before returning home, say their daughter was kidnapped by someone they believe is still at large. in common.

Russell prompted a law enforcement search when she left Thursday night after calling 911 to report a male toddler in a diaper walking along the highway, and that she was pulling over to check on the child. She then called a family member to report the same, but lost contact with the relative before she went missing. Police said the relative described hearing Russell scream while on the call.

Police found the nursing student’s car still running with his belongings in and near the vehicle, no sign of the woman or the child. Detectives also said there were no other reports of a child missing during that period.

Russell disappeared for about two days before showing up alone on foot at her family’s home on Saturday night. The residence alerted Hoover police and paramedics took the woman to a Birmingham hospital, where she was treated and released.

“We tried to hug her as best we could, but I had to stand back because she was not in a good state. So we had to stand back and let medical professionals work with her,” said her mother Talitha Russell in an interview with NBC News which aired on Tuesday. She did not specify how her daughter was “not in a good condition”.

Although the police have collected enough evidence to trace Carlee Russell’s steps to the moment she disappeared, the 48 hours she was gone are still a mystery. The woman’s parents declined to share what their daughter told them when she returned, citing an ongoing investigation, but said her daughter had been kidnapped.

“Carle gave a statement to the detectives, so they can continue the search for her abductor,” Talitha Russell read from a statement to the public. The Russells also said they “absolutely” believe their daughter’s abduction is still at large.

Hoover police did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request to confirm whether they are looking for a kidnapping in Carlee Russell’s case.

The Alabama woman’s disappearance has sparked a mix of rumors regarding the circumstances surrounding her case. Carlee Russell’s parents said the speculation and conspiracy theories surrounding their daughter’s disappearance are only making things worse, and urged the public to let the investigation move forward.

“She has to deal with the trauma of people making completely false allegations against her,” said Talitha Russell.

Although the Russells did not reveal details about their daughter’s experience, they emphasized that she was “definitely fighting for her life.”

“There were times when she physically fought for her life, and there were times when she had to mentally fight for her life,” said mom Carlee Russell. “She made it back.”

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