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Woman Admits to Lying About Being Kidnapped

Woman Admits to Lying About Being Kidnapped

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Andrew Adams, KSL NewsradioA 19-year-old Idaho woman who had previously claimed to have been kidnapped from a wedding in Salt Lake County and forced to drive to southern Utah is now telling police that she made the story up.

"What an incredible waste of time," says Lt. Dan Starks of the South Jordan Police Department. South Jordan, Hurricane and Washington County were all investigating this case. "We also put out an ATL, an attempt to locate, to a number of states down there in the southern end," says Stark.

She told police that she somehow got away from her abductor 300 miles away in the southern Utah community of Hurricane.

The woman could receive psychiatric help and face criminal charges as well.

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