Pennsylvania Mother Arrested After Abducting Her Girls to Live on the Beach in Florida – Then Abandoning One

Pennsylvania couple divorce.

Mother gets custody of young girls.

Then Mother stops sending girls to school.

Mother loses custody of girls.

Girls go into foster care.

Mother abducts the girls outside of their school in mid-October.

And brings them here to South Florida.

To live on the beach in a dug-out pit of sand.

Mother contacts Father, who is estranged from the rest of the family, out of the blue, seeking money, and informs him that they are in Florida.

The older of the girls is found alone, abandoned, at a shopping mall, begging for food.

Mother and younger girl are found.

Mother is arrested and charged with kidnapping, interfering with child custody and other felony charges.

Read more in this Philadelphia Inquirer article: Abducted girls lived in Fla. sand pit; mother sought