By Nigel Cawthorne
Wicked kidnappers, bad ordeals, brave. precise tales of twisted criminals who carry their sufferers in unending captivity to meet their perverse wants, opposed to Their Will is a finished compendium of the main hectic kidnappings of all time.
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Soon after, Fritzl gave police a letter he had forced Elisabeth to write. It was dated September 21, 1984, and was postmarked Braunau am Inn, Hitler’s birthplace. In the letter, Elisabeth said she had had enough of living at home and was staying with a friend. She warned her parents not to look for her, otherwise she would leave the country. There were other loose ends to tie up. Fritzl told Elisabeth’s boss at the Rosenberger restaurant in Strenberg that she had run away from home and would not be coming back to work.
Garrido now believed he was above the law. He was protected by angels, he said. He even thought that the angels had been with him when he had kidnapped her. That’s how he got away with it. They had allowed him to kidnap Jaycee to keep him occupied and out of their realm. She was confused about this, as angels were supposed to be good. Did she count for nothing? The next day Garrido, in his hubris, took Nancy, Jaycee, and the girls with him to the parole office. The parole officer could not understand what Jaycee and the girls were doing there and led them away to a separate office.
She asked Jaycee for her name again. Jaycee replied she could not say it after not saying it for eighteen years. But she could write it down. ” Suddenly she felt free, she said. The spell was broken. Immediately she was reunited with her girls and they were taken to the police station where they would be more comfortable. Was there anything they wanted? Their first concern was for the animals left at the house. Then the tears she had been holding back for eighteen years began to fall. The police got on the phone to contact Jaycee’s mother.