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Woman: Stepdad Kidnapped Me, Fathered My 9 Kids

She says she wasn't even a teen when he first raped her

(Newser) - A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for more than 20 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children. Henri Piette is accused of kidnapping Rosalynn McGinnis in 1995 or 1996, per a grand jury... More »

After 5 Years, Stepfather Arrested in Girl's Murder

Wendell Noyes spoke to reporters after Celina Cass vanished

(Newser) - After his 11-year-old stepdaughter Celina Cass disappeared in a small New Hampshire town five years ago, Wendell Noyes told reporters he had a message for her: "Get your butt home." Investigators now say that he knew she would never be coming home because he had drowned her in... More »

Knox Prosecutors Show Last Images of Kercher

(Newser) - As the Amanda Knox murder trial heads toward its third month, the court today saw the last images of Meredith Kercher, the Times of London reports. The grainy footage, taken from a parking lot surveillance camera, is extremely blurry, but a policeman testified that based on the timing, it was... More »

Stockholm Apartment for Sale, Stepdad Included

(Newser) - A beautiful apartment for sale in Stockholm comes complete with a balcony that overlooks one of the city's trendiest districts—and the current owner's ornery stepfather. The man is defying a court order by refusing to move out, but that's not stopping his stepdaughter from selling the residence, reports The ... More »

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