Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Parents Kidnap Daughter To Prevent Wedding

A September 22nd Family Law Prof Blog post related the story of parents who kidnapped their daughter to try to talk her into an abortion.  Today's New York Times reports another parental kidnapping of an adult child -- this time, the parents took their 21-year-old daughter on a "pre-wedding shopping trip" that turned out to be a 240 mile trip out of state, while trying to talk her out of the nuptials along the way and holding her until she missed the ceremony.  The parents have been charged with second-degree felony kidnapping.  Hopefully not a trend...

To read the New York Times story (Last visited October 4, 2006 bgf)

See the ABC Video on the story

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