VOICE OF THE TORTURER

AN ABDUCTED GIRL'S MOTHER HELPS TRACK A MAN WHO MAY HAVE HARASSED HER BY PHONE FOR TWO DECADES

WHEN THE PHONE CALLS CAME, THE Voice was low and menacing, the messages cruel. I've cut out Amy's tongue. Sometimes Susan Billig clung to the line, pleading for news of her daughter who had disappeared in 1974 at the age of 17. Amy will be sold off at a livestock auction. At other times, the mother hung up. But the connection was never really severed. You know who this is. Whether the calls came seven times in a night or once in several months, the Voice haunted Billig every hour of every day for nearly 22 years, jolting her awake in...

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