Abduction Overruled

A Wisconsin college student apparently faked her own kidnapping. Was the hoax a cry for help?

If her high school yearbook had featured the category, Audrey Seiler might well have been voted the Girl Least Likely to Fake Her Own Kidnapping. She was a small-town girl, raised in tiny Rockford, Minn. (pop. 3,500). A tall, pretty brunet, she was honor-society president her senior year at Rockford High School, captained the volleyball and basketball teams and graduated third in her class in 2002. The manager of the Rockford Public Library says Seiler used to show up with small children in tow and tutored summer-school students. She was the kind of kid "you want to hold up as a...

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