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Police documents reveal what happened to Snow College student while she was missing

Dec 19, 2021, 10:38 PM | Updated: Dec 21, 2021, 6:00 pm

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New details have emerged about exactly what happened to a 19-year-old Snow College student before she was rescued Saturday night.

Police documents reveal the student was seen leaving her apartment in Ephraim on Dec. 13, she was picked up by a man she had met on the app KIK. From there, she was taken to a home about 90 miles south in Wayne County.

Over the next five days, police report the 19-year-old was held against her will — at times she was tied up and threatened.

While she was missing, investigators were able to ping her cell phone to the town of Loa, and during a search of the neighborhood, officers saw a woman matching her description through the basement window of a home.

When they went to the door, Brent Brown, 39, answered and told police no one else was in the home.

After getting permission from the homeowners to search the property, police found the Snow College student hidden in a coal storage area.

Brown was arrested and told police the situation involved a kidnapping role-play. However, police documents indicate the 19-year-old was not a willing participant, and detail Brown’s attempts to hide her and dispose of her phone once her disappearance was made public.

Tonight, he’s behind bars, facing charges of kidnapping and obstruction of justice, among other charges, and the student is back with her family.

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Police documents reveal what happened to Snow College student while she was missing