A kidnapped 12-year-old girl who fled captivity by chewing through her restraints at a mobile home in Alabama on Monday morning led authorities back to the residence, where police discovered two decomposing bodies.
Tallapoosa County Sheriff Jimmy Abbett confirmed at a press conference Tuesday that court documents revealed the girl had been assaulted, drugged with alcohol, and tied to a bed post for nearly a week before escaping.
“It’s horrendous to have a crime scene of this nature and also a 12-year-old juvenile to deal with this horrendous situation,” Abbett said.
Sheriff Abbett said just before 8:30 a.m., police responded to a call from a driver who found the girl walking alone alongside a road in Dadeville, Alabama.
From there, the girl helped authorities