Homeless preacher Brian David Mitchell and his common law wife, Wanda Barzee, brazenly kidnap a 14-year-old girl from her bedroom, initiating an internationally publicized investigation. Bureaucratic errors permit the kidnappers and their victim to live out in the open for 9 months. This case is a excellent example of the Stockholm Syndrome, where the captured victim learns to sympathize with her captors.
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.
On May 12, 1932, after a two-month search, the body of 20-month-old Charles Lindbergh was found in Hopewell, New Jersey, near the home of his parents, famous aviator Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.