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8 Charged in Ramos Kidnapping

74-year-old man among Venezuela suspects

(Newser) - Venezuelan authorities have formally charged eight suspects in the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos . Prosecutors say the charges include kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, using a stolen vehicle, and criminal association. The suspects include six men accused of directly participating in the abduction, as well as a 59-year-old... More »

MLB Catcher: 'Mama, I'm Good —They Freed Me'

Wilson Ramos is home after kidnapping

(Newser) - The details on his rescue are still a little thin, but Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos is back home in Venezuela unharmed. "The truth is I'm still very nervous, but thanks to God everything turned out well," he told state television, according to AP . Five people were... More »

Kidnapped Baseball Player Rescued in Venezuela

Wilson Ramos of the Washington Nationals is reportedly fine

(Newser) - The words everyone wanted to hear regarding the kidnapping of Washington Nationals baseball player Wilson Ramos in Venezuela: "They got him. He's safe." His agent tells the Washington Post that police rescued him somewhere in the mountains of central Venezuela. A government official has confirmed the news.... More »

Kidnapped Nationals Catcher Alive: Cops

Venezuela police find kidnappers' vehicle, but not him

(Newser) - The kidnappers of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos still haven’t contacted his family, but Venezuelan police have tweeted to “confirm” the ballplayer is alive without providing details. In what officials say is a major breakthrough, they have found the vehicle kidnappers used to abduct Ramos, the Washington Post... More »

Washington Nationals Catcher Kidnapped

Gunmen in Venezuela seize Wilson Ramos

(Newser) - Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has been abducted by gunmen in his hometown in Venezuela. The 24-year-old player was taken away in an SUV by four men who stormed his family's home in Santa Ines, some 100 miles west of Caracas, said a spokeswoman for his winter team, the... More »

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