Lee Heist

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Daughter to Mom Who Disappeared: Rot In Hell

Morgan Heist not ready to forgive Brenda for vanishing for 11 years

(Newser) - Brenda Heist's family isn't exactly rushing to embrace her after her re-appearing act . When she learned that her mother had been alive for the past 11 years, daughter Morgan Heist tweeted, "#thoughtsinmyhead you will never gain my love or respect. You deserve to rot in hell for... More »

Pa. Woman Declared Dead Turns Up After 11 Years

Brenda Heist vanished after dropping off her children for school

(Newser) - A central Pennsylvania woman who mysteriously disappeared after dropping off her children for school 11 years ago has surfaced in Florida, telling police she traveled there on a whim with homeless hitchhikers, slept under bridges, and survived by scavenging food and panhandling. Brenda Heist, 54, had been declared legally dead,... More »

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