Carlee Russell searched for Liam Neeson film ‘Taken,’ one-way bus tickets to Nashville on day she disappeared: cops
2023/07/19

Carlethia "Carlee" Nichole Russell, a 25-year-old woman from Alabama, went missing for 49 hours on July 13. The Hoover Police Department is still investigating the circumstances surrounding her disappearance. the day she vanished, Russell made several concerning searches on her phone, including information about the Liam Neeson film "Taken," which revolves around the abduction of a daughter, and how to take money from a register without being caught. She also searched for one-way bus tickets from Birmingham, Alabama, to Nashville.

In the days leading up to her disappearance, Russell had been researching Amber Alerts, the child abduction emergency notification system. She even looked up if she was too old to be the subject of an Amber Alert. These searches raised concerns about her state of mind and intentions.

According to Russell's initial account to the police, she claimed that she was kidnapped by a man who emerged from the trees along the highway and forced her into his car. However, the police could not find any evidence to support her claim of a toddler wandering on the highway, which was her reason for stopping in the first place.

Two days after her disappearance, Russell reappeared and was captured on video surveillance walking alone down the sidewalk near her home. She appeared to be in shock and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation. Her parents believe that the toddler she spotted on the side of the road may have been used as bait to lure her out of her car.

The police are still trying to piece together what happened during the 49 hours Russell was missing and the events leading up to her disappearance. While her family claims she was kidnapped and fought for her life to escape, the police do not believe there is ongoing threat to the public from kidnappers in the area.

Authorities are waiting for Russell to make a full recovery before conducting another interview with her to gather more information about the incident. The case has gained national attention, and there is pressure to uncover the truth about what happened to Carlethia "Carlee" Nichole Russell.

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