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Murdered teen April Millsap’s final ominous text ‘OMG I think I’m being kidnapped’
news.com.au ^ | July 30, 2014 | Fox

Posted on 07/31/2014 10:07:21 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

THE family of a teenager murdered while walking her dog on a nature trail believe she may have known her killer.

Police said Michigan schoolgirl April Millsap, 14, texted her boyfriend “OMG ... I think I’m being kidnapped” to her boyfriend just before her death.

A couple walking the well-known Macomb Nature Trail in Armada, just north of Detroit, found April’s body last Thursday night. Her dog Penny was standing guard.

It later emerged the dog had repeatedly approached other hikers before successfully leading the couple to her body.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: aprilmillsap; crime; michigan

1 posted on 07/31/2014 10:07:21 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Am I the only one who pauses at the “14 year old” and “boyfriend” part? I guess every 14 year old girl is having sex nowadays, but it just doesn’t work that way in our family.


2 posted on 07/31/2014 10:13:35 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Bless her heart. :( I can’t even imagine her horror.


3 posted on 07/31/2014 10:14:48 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I had a boyfriend since 4th grade, believe me it doesn’t necessarily mean sex


4 posted on 07/31/2014 10:16:41 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: montag813

This was a church-going young lady. “Boyfriend” could’ve meant a young man who was a complete gentleman to her.

Prayers for this family. So sorry for the loss of this young girl. :-(


5 posted on 07/31/2014 10:17:49 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: montag813

How do you make the leap she was having sex? A boyfriend means sex?


6 posted on 07/31/2014 10:18:13 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: yldstrk

Sometimes it doesn’t even mean talking to each other. :)


7 posted on 07/31/2014 10:18:22 PM PDT by Politicalmom (Modern "Peace Officer" motto-"We have to go home at night, we don't care if you do.")
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To: Berlin_Freeper

A couple of important details missing from the story. How long was she missing before they found her body? Was the dog waiting for days before someone retrieved it? The story says the dog led people to her body and that the dog waited by her. If it was the same day and in a park how did the dog not attack the murderer and how would it have happened in broad daylight at a park? Doesn’t say how she was killed either.


8 posted on 07/31/2014 10:20:43 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: yldstrk
I had a boyfriend since 4th grade, believe me it doesn’t necessarily mean sex

I was a boyfriend in 4th grade. My girlfriend and I met at church. Sex was the furthest thing from our minds. Of course, that was 47 years ago.

9 posted on 07/31/2014 10:21:16 PM PDT by South40 (Hillary Clinton was a "great secretary of state". - Texas Governor Rick Perry)
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To: South40

Ask teens... “Prom” pretty much means sex too


10 posted on 07/31/2014 10:22:30 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL
Teens are a different story. In the 4th grade I was only 9.

I was over 6' tall when I entered 7th grade. I considered myself an adult and acted like one. :-P

11 posted on 07/31/2014 10:25:31 PM PDT by South40 (Hillary Clinton was a "great secretary of state". - Texas Governor Rick Perry)
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To: Blue Highway

I been reading true crime novels this summer. Sometimes the police leave out certain details to the public so they can build a stronger case in court.


12 posted on 07/31/2014 10:30:12 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: South40

When I was 5, I invited a girl from the kindergarten named Jackie to my birthday party but she said no.


13 posted on 07/31/2014 10:33:54 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: montag813

While I’m a guy, I don’t remember not having girlfriends.

All the way back to 1st grade, Suzie. Pretty girl, had special dietary needs and brought her lunch everyday.

Then to the 1st girl I really kissed when I was 14. Don’t remember her name but, she was smoking.

The next year, at 15 I was in college and had two girlfriends. One had a Mustang, the other an Austin Healey and I rode my 10 speed everywhere.

So yeah, I can imagine a 14 year old having a boyfriend but, if I ever become a Dad my daughter won’t have a boyfriend til she goes to college.

Before that, I’ll spend lots of time cleaning my guns and sharpening knives....on the front porch....and monitoring my estate with cameras everywhere. ...

“Way down yonder in Dixie, old.....”


14 posted on 07/31/2014 10:38:53 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Hah! She came to our house and played on the slippey slide.


15 posted on 07/31/2014 10:40:16 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Blue Highway
Her body was found hours after she disappeared.

And the police are disputing the accuracy of the AP report. Evidently there was a text message, but not the one that's being reported.

Much more information here.

16 posted on 07/31/2014 10:49:25 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: montag813

Meh. When I was in middle school practically everyone “dated”. They “broke up” within a week, usually. It was a fairly innocent, albeit stupid.


17 posted on 07/31/2014 11:19:59 PM PDT by Politicalkiddo (Slavery, genocide, and imperialism aren't exclusively white institutions.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

If she knew her kidnapper wouldn’t she have named him in her text message by adding two more words to her text message (”by _______”)? I don’t think she knew him and she didn’t have the time to do a descriptive profile on him.


18 posted on 07/31/2014 11:36:34 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: montag813
Am I the only one who pauses at the “14 year old” and “boyfriend” part? I guess every 14 year old girl is having sex nowadays, but it just doesn’t work that way in our family.

That sounds like an insinuation against the murdered 14 year old. Shame on you.

19 posted on 07/31/2014 11:49:53 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Bratch; cripplecreek

Thanks for the link. So sad.


20 posted on 07/31/2014 11:59:32 PM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
+Memory eternal+

Hope they catch the scumbag soon.

21 posted on 08/01/2014 12:00:32 AM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: montag813

It’s fairly normal to start to interact with the opposite sex at around that age. It doesn’t mean they being sexual.

A boyfriend or girlfriend at that age would be closer to being define as a coffee-friend, somebody you just hang around and basically talk. It doesn’t mean they are creating the “beast with two backs”, as Futurama would put it.


22 posted on 08/01/2014 12:12:39 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

They also do it because if the killer is still in the area, they don’t want him to flee when he realizes just how close they might be to a arrest. They also don’t want to risk contaminating the case by making statements that could be used by the defense to create reasonable doubt.


23 posted on 08/01/2014 12:18:56 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Blue Highway

Did the police shoot the dog?


24 posted on 08/01/2014 12:23:03 AM PDT by beelzepug (You can't fix a broken washing machine by washing more expensive clothes in it.)
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To: Blue Highway

All they’ll say is she wasn’t shot or stabbed. The joggers who found her had passed by the area shortly before and the dog barked at them. It was a two hour time span.


25 posted on 08/01/2014 2:32:00 AM PDT by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: Jonty30
-- ... "beast with two backs", as Futurama would put it. --

And before Futurama, Shakespeare, in Othello.

26 posted on 08/01/2014 2:52:58 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Cboldt

“I guess every 14 year old girl is having sex nowadays, but it just doesn’t work that way in our family.”......

Guess I must have missed reading that in the story. Where did it say anything about having sex?


27 posted on 08/01/2014 4:58:24 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Politicalmom

They just make funny faces at each other?


28 posted on 08/01/2014 5:42:59 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: DaveA37

I think you are the one who brought up having sex. Dirty mind?


29 posted on 08/01/2014 6:29:54 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Jack Hydrazine

No, they just inform their friends that they are “boyfriend/girlfriend”...until they aren’t any more.


30 posted on 08/01/2014 10:40:57 AM PDT by Politicalmom (Modern "Peace Officer" motto-"We have to go home at night, we don't care if you do.")
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