FBI Collars Alleged 'Snooks' Kidnapper

Agents find daughter 'overjoyed' in Baltimore apartment
By Sam Biddle,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 2, 2008 6:48 PM CDT
Ed Davis, Boston Police commissioner, speaks about Clark Rockefeller's arrest during a press conference, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, in Boston. Rockefeller who is accused of kidnapping his 7-year-old daughter...   (AP Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye)
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(Newser) – A week-long manhunt ended today as authorities arrested Clark Rockefeller, 48, and found the daughter he is accused of kidnapping, the Boston Herald reports. Seven-year-old Reigh "Snooks" Boss was reportedly "overjoyed" when FBI agents and police rescued her from Rockefeller's Baltimore apartment. Agents had been watching them for days based on a real estate agent's tip, the Baltimore Sun reports.

FBI agents lured Rockefeller outside today by telling him that his nearby docked boat was taking on water. Agents then entered the apartment and scooped up "Snooks," who was unharmed. On hearing the news, Reigh’s mother Sandra Boss was so overcome by joy that she fell into the arms of a Boston police officer.