Suspect Shannon Beck had miscarried her baby

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Linked from http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/09/19/baby.missing/index.html   CNN reports that Shannon Beck, who was arrested in connection with the kidnapping of Baby Abby, had miscarried her full-term fetus on the same day Abby was kidnapped.   Beck's sister-in-law, Dorothy Torrez, was able to identify Baby Abby by her birthmark...   Read the story here, or watch the video briefing here.Read Full Story

Baby Abigale found alive, suspect in custody

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Linked from http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/09/19/baby.missing/index.html   CNN reports that Abigale Lynn Woods has been found, and is in good condition: -----  The child was reported to be in good condition at a hospital Tuesday. The baby's relatives were told a female suspect was in custody, Petzold said.   The child was found within five miles of the family's home, authorities said. She has been reunited with her family.   Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke said the suspect gave herself up...Read Full Story

Profile sketch of Abigale Lynn Woods suspect released

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Linked from http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/09/18/baby.missing/index.htmlCNN reports that officials have released a profile sketch of the suspect.  Officials continue to rely on both tips from the community and the eyewitness account of Abigale's mother:-----  [Sheriff] Toelke said evidence at the scene supports the mother's story about the woman.     "[The suspect] asked to use the phone, and she came in and attempted to make a call. But apparently their long distance service wasn't working, and...Read Full Story

Local video coverage of Abigale Lynn Woods

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KDSK News Channel 5 in St. Louis has provided a web page that indexes all of their video coverage related to the ongoing search for Abigale Lynn Woods.       You can follow their video coverage here.  We'll also continue to link to the important updates...Read Full Story

Abigale's mother released from hospital; knife found near home

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Linked from http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-09-16-baby-kidnapped_x.htm  USA Today reports that Stephanie Oschsenbine was released from the hospital on Sunday.  Authorities have also said they found a knife and other evidence near Ochsenbine's home, but have not given further details at this point.  Oschsenbine is not currently a suspect in the case, and no major suspects have been identified.  Authorities are primarily using tips and leads from the community to direct their search at...Read Full Story