Jessica Lunsford was seen alive on February 24, 2005. Her abductor, John Couey, kept her over the weekend at his home where he raped and assaulted her repeatedly before ending her life.
This charming Florida child was abducted from her home in February 2005 by drugged-out repeat sex offender John Couey. A look back at the case in photos.
Tonight, on her birthday, we present the case of Jessica Lunsford. Jessica was abducted from her home by drugged-out repeat sex offender John Couey when she was nine. After her notably horrible murder, her father pursued legislation for stricter sex offender monitoring, resulting in the Jessica Lunsford Act. Today she would have turned 17.