In Marchhe took her for a brief visit with her parents, but she was too afraid of Hooker and The Company to even try to convey what was going on. For three years, she had limited access to the outside world. She was also broke, so when she decided it might be fun to make a surprise birthday visit to a friend living more than miles south in Westwood, Calif. The practice seemed particularly risky those days, just a few years after the arrest of a serial killer in Santa Cruz who preyed on young female hitchers. Police investigations turned up evidence supporting the wild tales, such as the head box, and soon Hooker was in handcuffs. He told her they had bugged her family's home, and were watching at all times. For about a year, Stan was a fixture in the Hooker home, caring for their two children, taking odd jobs, and even going out socially with Janice.
That's when she said she heard a voice.
Hitchhiker kept as sex slave for seven years as 'Girl in the Box' under captors' bed
To the outside, the arrangement looked like a couple with a live-in housekeeper. Eventually, Janice realized neither prayer nor counseling could help Cameron Hooker. His four-year-old brother did not show signs of mistreatment, according to preliminary investigations. In the spring ofColleen Stan was an attractive young woman and well aware of the dangers of hitchhiking. The court heard that year-old Mr Kasprzak told his partner that she was not as good-looking as the girls he saw at the gym. Your daily good stuff - AsiaOne stories delivered straight to your inbox.