Kidnapped Girl Had First Child at 14; Kept in Backyard Shed

Jaycee Lee Dugard, two daughters with Phillip Garrido 'kept in complete isolation'

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 27, 2009 6:42 PM CDT

(Newser) – Jaycee Lee Dugard, the California girl abducted in 1991 at age 11 and found alive yesterday, gave birth to her first child at age 14, BNO News reports. Abductor Phillip Garrido, 58, admitted to fathering two girls, now 15 and 11, with Dugard; she and the children were kept hidden in a shed and various outbuildings in Garrido's yard in a San Francisco suburb.

“None of the children had ever gone to school, they had never been to a doctor, they were in complete isolation,” said one law-enforcement official, adding that the girls were born on the compound. Authorities uncovered the abduction after Garrido, a registered sex offender, showed up for a parole hearing with two women—his wife, Nancy, 54, now also under arrest, and Dugard.

A Google Maps view of the address listed for Phillip Garrido in Antioch, Calif.
A Google Maps view of the address listed for Phillip Garrido in Antioch, Calif.   (Google Maps)
This image provided today by the El Dorado County, Calif., Sheriff's office shows Phillip Garrido.
This image provided today by the El Dorado County, Calif., Sheriff's office shows Phillip Garrido.   (AP Photo)
This image provided today by the El Dorado County, Calif., Sheriff's office shows Nancy Garrido.
This image provided today by the El Dorado County, Calif., Sheriff's office shows Nancy Garrido.   (AP Photo)
This family photo released by Carl Probyn on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, shows his stepdaughter, Jaycee Lee Dugard who went missing in 1991.
This family photo released by Carl Probyn on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, shows his stepdaughter, Jaycee Lee Dugard who went missing in 1991.   (AP Photo)
A 1991 photo of Jaycee Dugard, left, and a photo from today of her alleged kidnapper, Phillip Garrido.
A 1991 photo of Jaycee Dugard, left, and a photo from today of her alleged kidnapper, Phillip Garrido.   (AP Photos)
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