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Woman suspected of staging own abduction

3 Nov 2012, 14:17

Published: 03 Nov 2012 14:17 GMT+01:00

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The woman, called Angelica, disappeared after an evening work shift as an aquarobics instructor at a swimming pool in Mariestad, a small town in the west of Sweden.

She was found in a forest in Gothenburg two days later, on September 15th, with tape around her hands and signs of having suffered physical assault. She told police she had been kidnapped, tied up, kicked and punched.

She is now suspected of having staged the disappearance.

One week before going missing, Angelica reported an acquaintance for assault. She is suspected of raising a false alarm and making false charges in connection to that event.

When she returned home, Angelica's boyfriend told the Expressen newspaper that she had "received kicks and blows to the head, but is doing well under the circumstances."

The organization Missing People Sweden, which has helped to find several lost persons in the past, had rallied volunteers for a search party to find Angelica. The organization sent out a text message to registered volunteers, urging them to join the three-hour search.

According to the radio station P4 Skaraborg, Angelica has now admitted to having voluntarily stayed away from home.

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The case has been handed over to the Swedish Prosecutors Office (Internationella åklagarkammaren).

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Your comments about this article

16:50 November 3, 2012 by rebelart.se
who would wanna kidnap her......ugly as she is

she was probably having a bit on the side behind her husbands back....

poor guy....he probably wished she was gone for good...

now he has to wake up besides her dog face every morning..
19:52 November 3, 2012 by Europaia
rebelart.se, you sound like an idiot.
20:19 November 3, 2012 by dockmandock
rebelart, you stupid, stupid person - she obviously has mental health problems and needs help.

What is it like to have absolutely no feelings?
22:51 November 3, 2012 by riose

Or she is just a bad person trying to play the "I am a poor girl" card to make someones life impossible. Glad she was caught.
02:34 November 4, 2012 by DAVID T
rebelart.se my thoughts exactly
05:59 November 4, 2012 by rebelart.se
cut out and enlarge her face, makes for a great halloween mask
08:06 November 4, 2012 by matonbass
mental health problems - just like all Swedes have.
11:55 November 4, 2012 by DAVID T
bulldog chewing a wasp
08:25 November 5, 2012 by Pete327
@matonbass - It's really tragic when someone forces you to live in a country full of ppl with mental health problems right? ;)
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