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By Rose Martin

On February 19, 2008, Shannon Matthews disappeared whereas making her manner domestic from a college swimming journey within the united kingdom. The 999 name made by means of her mom, Karen, alerted the police to the nine-year-old's disappearance and sparked a major seek around the north of britain. the tale ruled newspaper headlines and tv information for the weeks that and there has been even a proposal of a GBP 50,000 present for the individual that came upon Shannon. Twenty-four days later, Shannon used to be stumbled on, hid within the base of a divan mattress in a flat a few mile clear of her domestic in West Yorkshire. the fact that opened up over the following weeks horrified the general public, who had sympathized with the probably bothered mom or even helped within the look for Shannon. It transpired that the kidnapping of the blameless lady were a depraved plan dreamed up by means of her personal mom in league with an companion, her stepfather's uncle, Michael Donovan. Donovan lured Shannon into his automobile with the promise of a visit to the reasonable. for nearly 3 weeks, she used to be stored hidden in his domestic and given temazepam and shuttle disease capsules to subdue her. whereas Shannon suffered, her captors got here up with a plan to free up her in Dewsbury marketplace, and for Donovan to discover her and declare the present cash. Shannon used to be ultimately chanced on while pals advised police they had heard a kid's footsteps coming from Donovan's flat.

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