Tag: captive

Josef Fritzl

Elisabeth Fritzl spent 24 years in captivity, confined to a makeshift cellar and repeatedly tortured at the hands of her own insane father Josef Fritzl. On August 28, 1984, 18-year-old Elisabeth Fritzl went missing in the town of Amstetten, Austria, Her mother Rosemarie filed a missing-persons report, frantic over the whereabouts of her daughter. For weeks there was no word from Elisabeth, and her parents were left to assume the worst. Then out of nowhere, a […]

Girl In A Box

Twenty-year-old Colleen Stan was on her way to a friend’s birthday in northern California when her soon-to-be captor Cameron Hooker and wife Janice picked up the hitchhiker. Stan would spend much of the next seven years trapped in a box that let in no light, sound or fresh air, convinced by the Hookers that a mysterious and dangerous organization would kill her and her family if she didn’t comply. Under an agreement between Janice and […]